play_arrow

keyboard_arrow_right

skip_previous play_arrow skip_next
00:00 00:00
chevron_left
volume_up
chevron_left
  • cover play_arrow

    Rother Radio (128k) Love Local, Love Music!

  • cover play_arrow

    Rother Radio (64K) Love Local, Love Music!

  • cover play_arrow

    Hit Music Radio (128K) More Music Variety!

  • cover play_arrow

    Hit Music Radio (64K) The Best Variety of Hits!

UK News

Number of people with COVID in hospital in England rises to 9,546

today28/12/2021

Background
share close

The number of people in hospital with COVID in England has risen to 9,546, according to latest figures.

This is up 38% from a week earlier and is the highest number since 3 March.

The latest figure compares to 8,474 yesterday, according to NHS England and indicates a 12% rise in the number of people in hospital in a single day.

During the second wave of coronavirus, the number peaked at 34,336 on 18 January.

In London, there are 3,024 people in hospital with COVID – up 59% on last week and the highest since 19 February.

Last winter’s peak for the capital was 7,917 on 18 January.

On Monday, it was revealed the number of people in hospital with the virus in England was at its highest level since March.

More from UK

This was up 27% from a week earlier and is the highest number since 5 March, when the country was under tough lockdown restrictions.

England also reported a record number of new coronavirus cases on Christmas day, with 113,628 infections confirmed on 25 December.

 Sky News

© Sky News 2021

Written by: Rother Radio News


Previous post

UK News

More than 500 children admitted to hospital with COVID in England in week to Boxing Day

A total of 512 children were admitted to hospital with COVID in England in the week leading up to Boxing Day, figures have revealed.The numbers, released on the government's coronavirus dashboard, also show that 59 children under five were admitted to hospital between Christmas Day and Boxing Day alone. A further 50 children in the same age bracket were admitted in the 24 hours prior.Live COVID updates as England sets […]

today28/12/2021