University Hospitals Sussex Trust cares for 155 Covid-19 patients in hospital

University Hospitals Sussex Trust was caring for 155 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

University Hospitals Sussex Trust was caring for 155 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 July 26 was down from 193 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 68% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 92.

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    Across England there were 12,113 people in hospital with Covid as of July 26, with 290 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 49% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 41%.

    The figures also show that 124 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust in the week to July 24. This was down from 153 in the previous seven days.