Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust cares for 16 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust was caring for 16 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.
Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust was caring for 16 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 July 12 was up from six on the same day the previous week.

There were five beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust.

Across England there were 13,621 people in hospital with Covid as of July 12, with 264 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has more than doubled in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has more than doubled.

The figures also show that 14 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust in the week to July 10. This was up from six in the previous seven days.