Torbay and South Devon Trust was caring for four patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Sunday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital with Covid-19 by 8am on December 24 was down from five on the same day the previous week.

Across England there were 3,620 people in hospital with Covid as of December 24.

Nationally, the number of hospital patients with Covid-19 has increased by 59% in the last four weeks.

The figures also show eight new patients with Covid were admitted to hospital in Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust in the week to December 22.