Stockport Trust cares for 48 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Stockport Trust was caring for 48 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Stockport Trust was caring for 48 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 53 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 9% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 44.

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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 56 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Stockport NHS Foundation Trust in the week to July 31. This was down from 74 in the previous seven days.