MORE than 150 people were admitted to Barnsley Hospital with Covid last month.

Latest figures - from October 24 - show that 153 patients have been taken into the hospital’s wards.

On October 16 there were 20 people admitted.

The new figures bring the total number of residents taken to hospital with Covid to 3,544 since the start of the pandemic.

There are currently 55 people in the hospital with coronavirus and eight on ventilation beds.