Number of Covid patients being treated in Buckinghamshire's hospitals fell again last week

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust was caring for 37 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, March 16, figures show.

Monday, 22nd March 2021, 10:49 am
Updated Monday, 22nd March 2021, 10:50 am
The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 67% in the last four weeks

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on March 16 was down from 50 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 74 per cent in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 142.

Across England there were 5,664 people in hospital with Covid as of March 16, with 882 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 67 per cent in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 64 per cent.

The figures also show that 13 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust in the week to March 14. This was down from 28 in the previous seven days.

The figures also show that Milton Keynes University Hospital Trust was caring for 62 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, March 16 - down from 63 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 37 per cent in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 98.

The figures also show that 20 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to March 14. This was down from 27 in the previous seven days.