Whittington Health NHS Trust cares for 17 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Whittington Health NHS Trust was caring for 17 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Whittington Health NHS Trust was caring for 17 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on September 21 was down from 21 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Whittington Health NHS Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 66% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 50.

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    Across England there were 5,142 people in hospital with Covid as of September 21, with 145 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 18% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 3%.

    The figures also show that three new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Whittington Health NHS Trust in the week to September 19. This was down from 11 in the previous seven days.