South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust cares for 11 Covid-19 patients in hospital

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust was caring for 11 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust was caring for 11 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 up from six on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 remained unchanged compared to four weeks ago.

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 six new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust in the week to July 31. This was up from three in the previous seven days.