Just four Covid-19 patients being cared for in hospital in Bucks

The number of beds occupied by Covid-positive patients has decreased by 79 per cent in the last four weeks

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 10:40 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 10:42 am
The number of beds in Bucks hospitals occupied by Covid-positive patients has decreased by 79 per cent in the last four weeks

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust was caring for four coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, April 27, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on April 27 was down from seven on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 79 per cent in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 19.

Across England there were 1,310 people in hospital with Covid as of April 27, with 196 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 60 per cent in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 62 per cent.

The figures also show that two new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust in the week to April 25. This was down from nine in the previous seven days.

Milton Keynes University Hospital Trust was caring for five coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday - down from nine on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 71 per cent in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 17.

The figures also show that four new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to April 25 - down from five in the previous seven days.