Covid: more patients in Bournemouth and Poole hospitals

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AROUND 360 Covid-19 patients were being treated in the Royal Bournemouth and Poole hospitals as of yesterday afternoon.
That's an increase of more than 100 in five days.

Three additional area at RBH have been turned over to Covid treatment including the respiratory and short stay surgical wards.

Medical Director for Medicine for University Hospitals, Dr Tristan Richardson told the Echo last night it was "an ongoing onslaught."

He added: "It looks as though our predictions that we'll need 600 Covid beds across the two sites will be sadly accurate."

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