South Tyneside and Sunderland Trust cares for 66 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.
Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.
South Tyneside and Sunderland Trust was caring for 66 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.

South Tyneside and Sunderland Trust was caring for 66 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 30 was in line with the same day the previous week.

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The number of beds at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 38% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 106.

Across England there were 4,964 people in hospital with Covid as of November 30, with 128 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 32% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 27%.

The figures also show that 37 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust in the week to November 28. This was up from 26 in the previous seven days.