NHS England data shows Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust – which runs Mansfield Community, Sutton’s King’s Mill and Newark hospitals – was caring for 63 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, May 17.
It is down 14 from thr 77 people in trust hospitals the previous Tuesday, May 10.
The number of Sherwood Forest Hospitals beds occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 has fallen 43 per cent in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 111.
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, which runs sites across the county and further afield, including Millbrook Mental Health Unit at King’s Mill, was caring for 1 coronavirus patient in hospital as of May 17, down from 22 the previous week and 48 a month ago.
Across England there were 5,733 people in hospital with Covid as of May 17, with 173 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.
The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 61 per cent in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 42 per cent.
The figures also show 16 new Covid patients were admitted to Sherwood Forest Hospitals’ sites in the week to May 15, down from 32 in the previous seven days, while no new Covid patients were admitted to Nottinghamshire Healthcare beds.