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Number of daily Covid-19 admissions to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge comparable to mid-December



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Latest data shows Addenbrooke’s Hospital admitted 59 patients with Covid-19 in the seven days to May 15.

As of Tuesday (May 17), there were 41 patients in the Cambridge hospital with the virus, six of whom were in ventilation beds.

Daily admissions of Covid-19 patients at Cambridge University Hospitals since the start of 2021
Daily admissions of Covid-19 patients at Cambridge University Hospitals since the start of 2021

The trend suggests the overall number in the hospital with Covid-19 has been falling since late March, although the average number of daily admissions - around seven in the middle of May - was comparable to the numbers being admitted in mid-December.

Daily admissions of Covid-19 patients at Cambridge University Hospitals since the start of the pandemic
Daily admissions of Covid-19 patients at Cambridge University Hospitals since the start of the pandemic

Royal Papworth Hospital had just one patient with Covid-19 on its wards on Tuesday (May 17).

Meanwhile, the number of confirmed cases continues to fall, although the true number of cases is harder to gauge from UKHSA figures, as fewer people have been taking and reporting test results since the ending of free testing.

Our analysis show Cambridge continues to have the highest reported infection rate, with East Cambridgeshire close behind.

You can use this table to find out the reported infection rate and confirmed number of cases for any area of the country.

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