Northern Care Alliance Trust cares for 189 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Northern Care Alliance Trust was caring for 189 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Northern Care Alliance Trust was caring for 189 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 down from 190 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 19% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 159.

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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 153 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust in the week to July 31. This was up from 144 in the previous seven days.