Number of people treated in Doncaster hospitals for Covid hits 5,000

The number of people treated in Doncaster’s hospitals for Covid during the pandemic has now topped 5,000, health chiefs have said.

By Darren Burke
Tuesday, 8th February 2022, 11:20 am

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has revealed that last week it admitted its 5,000th Covid positive patient for treatment.

More than 4,000 people have been successfully treated and allowed home, while more than 1,000 people have now died from coronavirus in Doncaster.

A spokesman said: “Last week, we cared for our 5,000th patient who has tested positive for COVID-19, and are nearing the 4,000th instance of safely discharging individuals to continue their recovery at home.

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5,000 people in Doncaster have been treated for Covid in hospital.

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The Trust runs Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Montagu Hospital in Mexborough and Bassetlaw Hospital in Worksop.