Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust cares for 89 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust was caring for 89 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.
Friday 24th June 2022 11:10 am
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Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust was caring for 89 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 June 21 was up from 68 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 3% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 92.

Across England there were 6,002 people in hospital with Covid as of June 21, with 149 of them in mechanical ventilation beds – including two at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 29% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 5%.

The figures also show that 83 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust in the week to June 19. This was up from 64 in the previous seven days.

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