Number of those being treated for Covid at Bedfordshire Hospitals Trust on the rise

But admissions are down on previous week

Friday, 28th May 2021, 12:50 pm

Bedfordshire Hospitals Trust was caring for 13 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 25 was up from eight on the same day the previous week.

There were five beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Bedford Hospital

Across England there were 765 people in hospital with Covid as of May 25, with 117 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 42 per cent in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 40 per cent.

The figures also show that 10 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the week to May 23. This was down from 12 in the previous seven days.