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COVID-19: Number in Scottish hospitals with virus hits new record alongside 2022 peak in southern England

Monday, March 28, 2022 | views Last Updated 2022-03-28T09:58:52Z
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Across the UK as a whole, 14,948 people with COVID were in hospital on 18 March, up 22% week-on-week.

The number of people in hospital with COVID in Scotland has hit the highest level seen during the pandemic, as the same figure in two regions in England is also surging.

The latest figures reveal 2,128 hospital patients in Scotland recently tested positive for the virus, compared to a previous peak of 2,053 in last January.

The figures come as most of the remaining legal restrictions in Scotland have come to an end.

Across the UK as a whole, 14,948 people with COVID were in hospital on 18 March, up 22% week-on-week.

This is still below the recent UK peak of 20,047 on 10 January and below the all-time UK peak of 39,255, which was reached during the second wave of the virus on 18 January last year.

Around one in 14 – were estimated to have  in Scotland in the week to 12 March, up from 299,900 people, or one in 18, the previous week.

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