King's College Hospital Trust cares for 141 Covid-19 patients in hospital

King's College Hospital Trust was caring for 141 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.

King's College Hospital Trust was caring for 141 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 23 was up from 134 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 17% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 169.

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    Across England there were 4,600 people in hospital with Covid as of November 23, with 117 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 50% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 47%.

    The figures also show that 99 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to November 21. This was up from 95 in the previous seven days.