Pennine Care Trust cares for five Covid-19 patients in hospital

Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.
Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.
Pennine Care Trust was caring for five coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Pennine Care Trust was caring for five 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 February 1 was up from one on the same day the previous week.

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There were three beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.

Across England there were 6,055 people in hospital with Covid as of February 1, with 136 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 35% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 36%.

The figures also show that five new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust in the week to January 30. This was up from one in the previous seven days.