Barts Health NHS Trust cares for 26 patients with Covid-19 in hospital

Barts Health NHS Trust was caring for 26 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.

Barts Health NHS Trust was caring for 26 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 19 was up from 20 on the same day the previous week.

Across England there were 2,452 people in hospital with Covid as of November 19.

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

The figures also show that 29 new patients with Covid were admitted to hospital in Barts Health NHS Trust in the week to November 17.