NO new deaths have been reported at Warrington Hospital and inpatient numbers are again down for a third consecutive week, although six new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the latest daily figures.
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 COVID-19 cases reported in the town now stands at 738.
At noon today (Thursday) Warrington Hospital had tested 4,422 inpatients/community of which 1,008 tested positive. (Not all patients are from Warrington).
They currently have 57 current Covid-19 positive inpatients (61 this time last week), six of whom are in ICU (7 this time last week).
They have discharged 273 patients (252 last week) and sadly 114 have died (110 last week).
Emergency and Urgent Care Activity is recovering slowly too:
·Emergency Dept. Average daily attendance 185 (last week average 166)
·Urgent Care Runcorn Average daily attendance 39 (last week average 31)
Across the UK the Daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths was 338 taking the total number of deaths to 36,042.
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 2,615 taking the total number to 250,908.