Manchester University Trust cares for 225 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Manchester University Trust was caring for 225 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.

Manchester University Trust was caring for 225 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 March 15 was up from 212 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 16% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 267.

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    Across England there were 10,877 people in hospital with Covid as of March 15, with 235 of them in mechanical ventilation beds – including two at Manchester University Trust.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 9% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 27%.

    The figures also show that 139 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Manchester University Trust in the week to March 13. This was up from 109 in the previous seven days.