FOR the first time since the end of the March there have been no new COVID-19 cases reported at Warrington Hospital and no further deaths.
The good news comes on the same day Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised a “world beating” track and trace system, to stop a second peak of Coronavirus and help ease lockdown, would be ready by the end of May.
He said he was confident the system which had been previously abandoned in March due to the huge number of COVID-19 cases, would be up and running in time for schools to reopen in England on June 1.
Meanwhile the number of patients who have sadly died at Warrington Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19 remains at 114, while at least 88 people have died in local care homes, taking the town’s death toll to at least 202.
The total number of confirmed cases in the town remains at 732.
As of noon last Thursday, Warrington Hospital had discharged a total of 247 patients.
Across the UK the Daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths was 363 taking the total number of deaths to 35,704
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 2,472 taking the total number to 248,293.