Bedfordshire Hospitals Trust cares for 18 Covid-19 patients in hospital

The number of beds occupied by people who tested positive decreased by 62 per cent in the last four weeks

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 2:37 pm
Updated Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 2:40 pm

Bedfordshire Hospitals Trust was caring for 18 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday last week, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on April 6 was down from 28 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 62 per cent in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 47.

Bedford Hospital

Across England there were 2,588 people in hospital with Covid as of April 6, with 406 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 65 per cent in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 66 per cent.

The figures also show that 15 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the week to April 4. This was down from 26 in the previous seven days.