Just three Covid-19 patients in hospital in Bucks last week

No new coronavirus patients were admitted to hospital in Buckinghamshire in the week to May 2

Monday, 10th May 2021, 12:38 pm
No new coronavirus patients were admitted to hospital in Buckinghamshire in the week to May 2

Just three coronavirus patients were being cared for in hospital in Buckinghamshire as of Tuesday, May 4, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on May 4 was down from four on the same day the previous week.

Four weeks ago, there were seven beds occupied by Covid-19 patients at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.

Across England there were 1,093 people in hospital with Covid as of May 4, with 162 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 58 per cent in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 60 per cent.

The figures also show that no new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust in the week to May 2. This was down from two in the previous seven days.

However, the figures show that Milton Keynes University Hospital Trust was caring for seven coronavirus patients in hospital as of 8am on Tuesday - up from five 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 has decreased by 46 per cent in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 13.

Two new Covid patients were admitted to Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to May 2. This was down from four in the previous seven days.