Bolton Trust cares for 126 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Bolton Trust was caring for 126 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Bolton Trust was caring for 126 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 August 2 was in line with the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 40% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 90.

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    Across England there were 10,177 people in hospital with Covid as of August 2, with 240 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 8% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 5%.

    The figures also show that 68 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Bolton NHS Foundation Trust in the week to July 31. This was down from 91 in the previous seven days.