Britain’s coronavirus wards stand empty as number of people dying of Covid plummets by 99% since height of pandemic

NHS England data shows staff were treating 17,000 patients a day in mid-April. But data shows that figure has now dropped to 700 patients a day as of August 6. Coronavirus death figures in hospitals have also plummeted since mid-April. 866 people were dying in hospitals, but five died of coronavirus on Thursday.