Gateshead Health Trust cares for 66 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 66 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 66 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on August 2 was down from 74 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 1% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 67.

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    Across England there were 10,177 people in hospital with Covid as of August 2, with 240 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 8% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 5%.

    The figures also show that 33 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust in the week to July 31. This was down from 52 in the previous seven days.