Number of Covid patients in Stoke Mandeville and other Bucks hospitals down this week

Latest NHS data reveals a drop

By Reporter
Friday, 5th November 2021, 4:17 pm
Updated Friday, 5th November 2021, 4:18 pm

Stoke Mandeville and other hospitals within the Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust were caring for 25 coronavirus patients as of Tuesday, latest figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital in Bucks for Covid-19 by 8am on November 2 was down 12 from 37 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 increased by 9% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 23.

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Hospitals in Bucks caring for 25 Covid patients

Across England there were 7,510 people in hospital with Covid as of November 2, with 859 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 50% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 30%.

The figures also show that 27 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust in the week to October 31. This was up from 26 in the previous seven days.