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Nottingham Hospitals full update on the Covid situation last week

The virus has not gone away, and our hospitals are still seeing people who are being admitted with Covid-19 and it is more important than ever that the public are fully vaccinated which includes dose 1 and 2 as well as the booster, if eligible.

Hospitals

  • We have seen 362 admissions in the seven days to 2 January, which compares to 213 in the previous 7-day period
  • We had 443 beds occupied by Covid+ patients on 4 January, this compares to 270 beds on 28 December
  • Of those 443 beds, 5% (24 beds) were mechanically ventilated and in the most critical condition
  • In the week from 30 December – 5 January there were 25 deaths, which compares to 26 the previous week
  • At Nottingham University Hospitals 73.7% of patients in the most critical care were unvaccinated on 5 January.

*Sherwood Forest Hospitals, Nottingham University Hospitals and Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust

General Practice

  • Latest data shows that in November there were 581,070 GP appointments with 62 per cent of these being face-to-face and 47 per cent of patients being seen the same day or next.

Vaccinations

  • Latest figures show in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire 1,996,244 vaccinations (first, second, third and boosters) have been administered since the start of the programme.
  • 83.9 per cent of over 18s have now received 2 doses.
  • 63.6 per cent of 18-29-year-olds have had two doses.
  • 90 per cent of those aged 30 and over have had two doses.
  • 50.7 per cent of 12-15-year-olds in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire have had one dose of the vaccine.
  • 60.5 per cent of over 18s have had a booster dose.

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