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

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust was caring for nine 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 nine 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 19 was down from 16 on the same day the previous week.

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

Across England there were 13,837 people in hospital with Covid as of July 19, with 318 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

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

The figures also show that nine new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust in the week to July 17. This was down from 14 in the previous seven days.