Birmingham Women's and Children's Trust cares for 23 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Birmingham Women's and Children's Trust was caring for 23 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.

Birmingham Women's and Children's Trust was caring for 23 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 in line with the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 21% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 19.

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    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 no new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust in the week to June 26.