Southern Health Trust cares for 10 Covid-19 patients in hospital
Southern Health Trust was caring for 10 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 August 9 was up from six on the same day the previous week.
The number of beds at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 68% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 31.
Across England there were 8,624 people in hospital with Covid as of August 9, with 233 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.
The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 37% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 12%.
The figures also show that eight new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust in the week to August 7. This was down from 10 in the previous seven days.