St George's University Hospitals Trust cares for 148 Covid-19 patients in hospital

St George's University Hospitals Trust was caring for 148 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

St George's University Hospitals Trust was caring for 148 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 150 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 14% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 130.

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    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 51 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the week to July 31. This was down from 63 in the previous seven days.