Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Trust cares for 101 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Trust was caring for 101 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.

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Trust was caring for 101 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 May 3 was down from 125 on the same day the previous week.

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The number of beds at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 31% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 147.

Across England there were 9,243 people in hospital with Covid as of May 3, with 237 of them in mechanical ventilation beds – including one at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Trust.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 44% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 26%.

The figures also show that 84 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Trust in the week to May 1. This was up from 49 in the previous seven days.