Just three Covid-19 patients now being cared for in hospital in Bucks

Steep drop in number of hospital beds being occupied by people who tested positive for coronavirus

Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 12:00 pm
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust was caring for three coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust was caring for just three coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, April 13, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on April 13 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 92 per cent in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 37.

Across England there were 2,057 people in hospital with Covid as of April 13, with 333 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 64 per cent in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 62 per cent.

The figures also show that four new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust in the week to April 11. This was the same number as in the previous seven days.