The Christie Trust cares for three Covid-19 patients in hospital

The Christie Trust was caring for three 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.

The Christie Trust was caring for three 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 21 was down from four on the same day the previous week.

There were five beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.

Across England there were 6,002 people in hospital with Covid as of June 21, with 149 of them in mechanical ventilation beds – though none were at The Christie Trust.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 29% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 5%.

The figures also show that seven new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in The Christie Trust in the week to June 19. This was up from three in the previous seven days.