Somerset Trust cares for 42 Covid-19 patients in hospitalSomerset Trust was caring for 42 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.
Somerset Trust was caring for 42 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 25 on the same day the previous week.
The number of beds at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 91% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 22.
Across England there were 6,002 people in hospital with Covid as of June 21, with 149 of them in mechanical ventilation beds – though none were at Somerset 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 34 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Somerset Trust in the week to June 19. This was up from 33 in the previous seven days.