Croydon Health Services NHS Trust cares for 57 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust was caring for 57 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.
Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust was caring for 57 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 January 18 was down from 65 on the same day the previous week.

There were 60 beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.

Across England there were 6,299 people in hospital with Covid as of January 18, with 146 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 27% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 16%.

The figures also show that 10 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Croydon Health Services NHS Trust in the week to January 16. This was down from 11 in the previous seven days.