North Bristol NHS Trust cares for 21 Covid-19 patients in hospital

North Bristol NHS Trust was caring for 21 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

North Bristol NHS Trust was caring for 21 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 September 21 was up from 18 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at North Bristol NHS Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 38% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 34.

Across England there were 5,142 people in hospital with Covid as of September 21, with 145 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 18% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 3%.

The figures also show that 22 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in North Bristol NHS Trust in the week to September 19. This was down from 27 in the previous seven days.