Hospitals are running out of oxygen. One trust has no non-invasive machines left. ICUs are tweeting for volunteers to prone patients. Transfer teams being requested to move patients 65+ miles to nearest hospital with critical care capacity
NHS England have said there are now more COVID patients in hospitals in England that at previous peak in April – 20,426 as of today.
Hospitals in England see “real rise in pressure” due to increasing Coronavirus cases
Hospitals in the south of England say they have seen a “real rise in pressure” as the number of Covid patients receiving treatment increases.
Paramedics in London are now receiving almost 8,000 call-outs a day, with Boxing Day described as one of London Ambulance Service’s busiest in history.
On Sunday, some 30,501 infections and 316 deaths were recorded in the UK.