TWO more patients have sadly died at Warrington Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, while five new cases have also been confirmed in the latest daily figures.
A total of 121 COVID-19 patients have now sadly died at the hospital, while at least 94 people have also sadly died in local care homes, taking the town’s death toll to at least 215.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases of Warrington residents reported at the hospital now stands at 770 – a rate of 367.5 per 100,000 population.
As of last Thursday (May 28), Warrington Hospital had tested 5,110 (last week 4,422) inpatients/community of which 1,050 tested positive (1,008 last week). (Not all those tested are from Warrington).
They have discharged 292 patients (273).
The hospital was caring for 48 Covid-19 positive inpatients (last week 57) 5 of whom are in ICU (last week 6).
Across the UK the Daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths was 113 taking the total number of deaths to 38,489.
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 1,936 taking the total number to 274,762.