St George's University Hospitals Trust cares for 77 Covid-19 patients in hospital

St George's University Hospitals Trust was caring for 77 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

St George's University Hospitals Trust was caring for 77 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 September 21 was down from 89 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 decreased by 35% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 119.

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    Across England there were 5,142 people in hospital with Covid as of September 21, with 145 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 18% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 3%.

    The figures also show that 23 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the week to September 19. This was down from 24 in the previous seven days.