Chesterfield Royal Hospital issues Covid-19 update

Bosses at Chesterfield Royal Hospital have released an update on the number of current patients who are being treated with Covid-19.

Monday, 17th January 2022, 3:02 pm

As of 10am today (Monday, January 17), the Royal is treating 73 patients with a positive diagnosis of the virus.

A total of 74 patients have been admitted with a positive diagnosis in the past week.

And the hospital trust says 52 Covid patients have been discharged over the same seven-day period.

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Bosses at Chesterfield Royal Hospital have released an update on the number of current patients who are being treated with Covid-19.

A Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundtion Trust spokesperson said in a Facebook post: “Colleagues do a fantastic job every day to provide excellent care to all of our patients, including those with a positive diagnosis of Covid-19.

“Safety is a top priority and we’d like to thank everybody working in or visiting the hospital for continuing to follow all the guidance.”

The UK recorded 70,924 daily Covid cases on Sunday – the lowest figure since December 14 – amid reports that current restrictions could soon be eased.