Kingston Hospital Trust cares for 33 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Kingston Hospital Trust was caring for 33 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.

Kingston Hospital Trust was caring for 33 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 31 on the same day the previous week.

There were 16 beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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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 three new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to November 21. This was down from 10 in the previous seven days.