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Royal United Hospital in Bath is now almost Covid-free Bath City News

Only four patients at Royal United Hospital in Bath are currently being treated for coronavirus, according to the latest official figures.

The total represents a decrease from the previous week, when seven patients received care in hospital wards.

Not only has the overall number of coronavirus patients declined, but the number of people being treated with a ventilator has also declined.

The latest statistics released by Public Health England show two patients are on ventilation, as of Tuesday April 13.

The previous week, three patients were helped to breathe in the hospital.

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A graph from Public Health England tracks the number of covid patients inside the Royal United Hospital in Bath (Image: PHE)

The number of patients is at its lowest level since October and is well below the peak of the virus in January, when the hospital had 126 patients receiving care.

Last week, the hospital restored patient visits for the first time since last November as pressures from the coronavirus eased.

The hospital is also looking for more volunteers for a Covid vaccine and flu vaccine trial which will take place at the Royal United Hospitals from today (Monday April 19).

Those who have received their first dose of a Covid vaccine, but not the second, are encouraged to participate.

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This notice was published: 2021-04-19 10:49:19