TWO more people have sadly died in local care homes and one more patient has sadly died at Warrington Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, while four new cases have been confirmed in the latest daily figures.
A total of 124 COVID-19 patients have now sadly died at the hospital, while at least 96 people have also sadly died in local care homes, taking the town’s death toll to at least 220.
The two deaths in care homes reported by the Office of National Statistics is down from six the previous week.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases of Warrington residents reported at the hospital is now 776 – a rate of 370.3 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 359 taking the total number of deaths to 39,728.
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 1,871 taking the total number to 279,856.