Coronavirus update from Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Chesterfield Royal Hospital has provided a coronavirus update.

Monday, 24th January 2022, 2:18 pm

Shortly before 1pm on Monday, there were 55 patients with Covid at the Royal. For context, that figure was 83 two weeks ago.

A hospital spokesperson told the Derbyshire Times the number of patients needing intensive care was now thankfully very low.

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Latest Government statistics show 684 people in Chesterfield had a confirmed positive test result for coronavirus between January 17 and January 23 – a decrease of 49 per cent compared to the previous seven days.

In North East Derbyshire, 687 people had a confirmed positive test result from January 17 to January 23 – a week-on-week drop of 38.9 per cent.

In Bolsover, 689 people had a confirmed positive test result between January 17 and January 23 – a fall of 33.8 per cent compared to the last seven days.

Nationally, Covid cases are falling – with the number of deaths in recent weeks much lower than during previous waves.

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