Cornwall Partnership Trust was caring for 12 patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital with Covid-19 by 8am on March 22 was down from 17 on the same day the previous week.

There were five beds occupied by patients with Covid-19 four weeks ago in Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Across England there were 8,387 people in hospital with Covid as of March 22, with 172 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

Nationally, the number of hospital patients with Covid-19 has increased by 5% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 5%.

The figures also show that five new patients with Covid were admitted to hospital in Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in the week to March 20. This was down from 17 in the previous seven days.