Bedfordshire Hospitals Trust cares for 27 Covid-19 patients in hospital

The number of beds occupied by people who tested positive decreased by 77 per cent in the last four weeks

Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 4:04 pm

Bedfordshire Hospitals Trust was caring for 27 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday of last week, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on March 23 was in line with 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 77 per cent in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 119.

Bedford Hospital

Across England there were 4,245 people in hospital with Covid as of March 23, with 647 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 69 per cent in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 67 per cent.

The figures also show that 25 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the week to March 21. This was down from 33 in the previous seven days.