South Tyneside and Sunderland Trust cares for 59 Covid-19 patients in hospital

South Tyneside and Sunderland Trust was caring for 59 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.

South Tyneside and Sunderland Trust was caring for 59 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 Sep-07 was down from 61 on the same day the previous week.

There were 79 beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.

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    Across England there were 4,864 people in hospital with Covid as of Sep-07, with 117 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 43% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 46%.

    The figures also show that 32 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust in the week to Sep-05. This was up from 27 in the previous seven days.