University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust cares for 81 Covid-19 patients in hospital

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust was caring for 81 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 81 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 28 was up from 65 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 more than doubled in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 30.

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    Across England there were 8,120 people in hospital with Covid as of June 28, with 205 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 101% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 72%.

    The figures also show that 88 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust in the week to June 26. This was up from 85 in the previous seven days.