Covid cases down and Rotherham Hospital records drop in deaths of patients with the virus

Covid cases down and Rotherham Hospital records drop in deaths of patients with the virus

By Jill Theobald | 11/05/2022

Covid cases down and Rotherham Hospital records drop in deaths of patients with the virus

DEATHS of Covid-19 positive patients  — and numbers with the virus — have fallen at Rotherham Hospital.

Positive cases in the borough have also dropped in the last week. 

Deaths at the hospital following a positive Covid test have fallen from ten to seven. 

As of this morning, the number of inpatients being treated with the virus was 22 — down from 31 last week — with two in critical care. 

Positive Covid-19 cases also continue to decrease in the borough, dropping by more than a third. In the last seven days, 261 people tested positive — a fall of nearly 35 per cent.

The total number of inpatients who have tested positive since Covid-19 began is now 4,837.

More than 85 per cent of the population in Rotherham aged over 12 have had their first dose of the vaccine, 81.6 per cent have had their second and nearly 65 per cent have received a booster jab.
 



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