Homerton University Hospital Trust cares for 18 patients with Covid-19 in hospital

Homerton University Hospital Trust was caring for 18 patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Sunday, 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.

Homerton University Hospital Trust was caring for 18 patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Sunday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital with Covid-19 by 8am on November 12 was up from two on the same day the previous week.

Across England there were 2,691 people in hospital with Covid as of November 12.

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

The figures also show that 12 new patients with Covid were admitted to hospital in Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to November 10.