Gateshead Health Trust cares for 50 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 50 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.

Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.
Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.

Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 50 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on November 16 was down from 66 on the same day the previous week.

There were 75 beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust.

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    Across England there were 5,010 people in hospital with Covid as of November 16, with 122 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 52% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 41%.

    The figures also show that 13 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust in the week to November 14. This was down from 23 in the previous seven days.