Friday, January 28, 2022

UK COVID-19 Update

The number of Covid-19 patients in some large hospitals in England has risen to about a third of the level seen at the peak of the second wave of the virus, according to new figures.

South Tyneside & Sunderland Foundation Trust reported 78 Covid-19 patients on July 13, the correspondence of 31% of its second wave peak of 251.

Nearby Gateshead Health Foundation Trust reported 43 Covid-19 patients on the same day, 30% of its second wave peak of 141.

Levels are even higher in two of the largest trusts in the North West of England.

Bolton Foundation Trust had 58 Covid-19 patients in the hospital on July 13, 36% of its second wave peak, while the Manchester University Foundation Trust had 146 patients, 38% of its second wave peak.

In another place, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust is at 30% of its second wave peak, with 58 Covid-19 patients, while Newcastle Upon Tyne Foundation Trust is at 27%, with 44 Covid-19 patients.

Ifeoluwa Adeniji
Ifeoluwa Adeniji has been writing for over two years. She provides ghostwriting and ghost editing services. Her educational background in Mass Communication and journalism has given her a broad base from which to approach many topics. When she is not writing, she is either cooking or singing behind closed windows and doors.

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