United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust cares for 15 patients with Covid-19 in hospital

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust was caring for 15 patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Sunday, figures show.
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.

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust was caring for 15 patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Sunday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital with Covid-19 by 8am on February 4 was up from nine on the same day the previous week.

Across England there were 3,319 people in hospital with Covid as of February 4.

Nationally, the number of hospital patients with Covid-19 has decreased by 20% in the last four weeks.

The figures also show 17 new patients with Covid were admitted to hospital in United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust in the week to February 2.