London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust cares for 24 patients with Covid-19 in hospital

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust was caring for 24 patients with coronavirus 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.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust was caring for 24 patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital with Covid-19 by 8am on May 24 was down from 29 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 53.

Across England there were 3,116 people in hospital with Covid as of May 24, with 81 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

Nationally, the number of hospital patients with Covid-19 has decreased by 35% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 20%.

The figures also show that 14 new patients with Covid were admitted to hospital in London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust in the week to May 22. This was up from 13 in the previous seven days.