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

Pennine Care Trust was caring for four coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Pennine Care Trust was caring for four 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 up from two on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 69% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 13.

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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 five new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust in the week to July 31. This was up from three in the previous seven days.