Hampshire Hospitals Trust was caring for 57 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on September 7 was down from 65 on the same day the previous week.

There were 94 beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Across England there were 4,864 people in hospital with Covid as of September 7, with 117 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 43% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 46%.

The figures also show that 26 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the week to September 5. This was up from 19 in the previous seven days.