THE number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Warrington has jumped to 65 with the biggest daily increase so far.
Across the country there were 4,244 new confirmed cases including 569 deaths, taking the total number of cases to 33,718 and 2,921 deaths. Four patients, three men and a woman have sadly died at Warrington Hospital after testing positive for the virus. All had underlying health issues. Today’s figure of 65, increased from 40 yesterday.
The figures do not include residents who may have Covid-19 but have not been tested due to being in self-isolation after showing symptoms. There are currently no figures for how many people have recovered from the virus.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing mounting pressure to increase testing, especially for forntline NHS staff.
As of Wednesday 10,657 test were carried out in England, while testing capacity forinpatient care in the country currently stands at 12,799 tests a day.
Mr Johnson is still showing symptoms of the virus as he nears seven days in self isloation after testing positive last Friday.
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