12 areas of England with the most Covid patients in hospital right now
The ending of restrictions has been thrown into doubt over recent weeks due to rising Covid-19 cases across the country, primarily fuelled by the ‘Delta’ variant. Covid-19 cases overall increased in England by 28.4 per cent per 100,000 people in the week to 27 May, with some council areas seeing a surge in infections over the latest seven-day period. But how has the rising rates affected hospital admissions? Listed are the 12 areas NHS trusts in England which currently have the most Covid-19 hospital patients, based on the latest data up to 25 May. Images are for illustrative purposes only.