University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust cares for 65 Covid-19 patients in hospital

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust was caring for 65 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 65 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 21 was up from 60 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 44% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 45.

Across England there were 6,002 people in hospital with Covid as of June 21, with 149 of them in mechanical ventilation beds – including one at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 29% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 5%.

The figures also show that 85 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust in the week to June 19. This was up from 62 in the previous seven days.