Sussex Community Trust cares for three Covid-19 patients in hospital

Sussex Community Trust was caring for three 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.

Sussex Community Trust was caring for three 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 May 10 was down from four on the same day the previous week.

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The number of beds at Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 86% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 22.

Across England there were 7,363 people in hospital with Covid as of May 10, with 175 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 54% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 48%.

The figures also show that two new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust in the week to May 8. This was down from five in the previous seven days.