South London and Maudsley Trust cares for two Covid-19 patients in hospital

South London and Maudsley Trust was caring for two coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

South London and Maudsley Trust was caring for two 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 August 2 was down from six on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 92% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 25.

Across England there were 10,177 people in hospital with Covid as of August 2, with 240 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 8% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 5%.

The figures also show that three new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in the week to July 31. This was down from 12 in the previous seven days.