University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust cares for 60 Covid-19 patients in hospital

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust was caring for 60 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.

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust was caring for 60 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 June 14 was up from 37 on the same day the previous week.

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The number of beds at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 15% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 52.

Across England there were 4,722 people in hospital with Covid as of June 14, with 130 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 25%.

The figures also show that 62 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust in the week to June 12. This was up from 44 in the previous seven days.