Number of Covid patients at Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust continues to fall

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was caring for 16 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Friday, 16th April 2021, 1:23 pm

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on April 13 was down from 24 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at the trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 59 per cent in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 39.

Across England there were 2,057 people in hospital with Covid as of April 13, with 333 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

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The number of patients treated for Covid-19 at Sutton's King's Mill Hospital has fallen. Photo: Brian Eyre.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 64 per cent in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 62 per cent.

The figures also show that five new Covid patients were admitted to the trust's hospitals in the week to April 11. down from 12 in the previous seven days.