South Tyneside and Sunderland Trust was caring for 136 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 April 19 was down from 138 on the same day the previous week.
The number of beds at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 18% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 115.
Across England there were 14,607 people in hospital with Covid as of April 19, with 296 of them in mechanical ventilation beds – including four at South Tyneside and Sunderland Trust.
The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 12% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 10%.
The figures also show that 72 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in South Tyneside and Sunderland Trust in the week to April 17. This was down from 111 in the previous seven days.