Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust cares for five Covid-19 patients in hospital

Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.
Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.
Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust was caring for five coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust was caring for five 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 June 28 was up from two on the same day the previous week.

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There were two beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Across England there were 8,120 people in hospital with Covid as of June 28, with 205 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 101% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 72%.

The figures also show that 32 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust in the week to June 26. This was up from 20 in the previous seven days.