Derbyshire Community Health Services Trust cares for one patient with Covid-19 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.
Derbyshire Community Health Services Trust was caring for one patient with coronavirus in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.

Derbyshire Community Health Services Trust was caring for one patient with coronavirus in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital with Covid-19 by 8am on March 29 was in line with the same day the previous week.

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There were five beds occupied by patients with Covid-19 four weeks ago in Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust.

Across England there were 7,963 people in hospital with Covid as of March 29, with 192 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

Nationally, the number of hospital patients with Covid-19 has increased by 6% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 10%.

The figures also show that four new patients with Covid were admitted to hospital in Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust in the week to March 27. This was the same number as in the previous seven days.