WHILE no further deaths have been reported at Warrington Hospital, the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the town has increased by three to 1,311, following a change in reporting methods by Public Health England.
As reported earlier today, the number of confirmed cases in Warrington increased by nearly 500 in a 24 hour period yesterday (July 2) because previous private tests are now included in the official totals.
The rate of confirmed infection in Warrington is now 625.6 per 100,000 people.
As of noon on Thursday (yesterday) last week’s figures in brackets, Warrington Hospital has tested 9,230 (8,334) inpatients/community of which 1,175 (1,164) have tested positive.
They were caring for 6 (9) in-patients who have tested positive for Covid-19
There was 1 (1) Covid-19 positive patient in ICU
They have successfully discharged 367 (358) patients and sadly 132* (130) have died.
A total of 133* patients have now sadly died at the hospital along with at least 96 people in local care homes, taking the town’s death toll to at least 229.
*There is a discrepancy of one death between what Warrington Hospital has reported and what is being published by Public Health England.
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Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths was 137, taking the total number of deaths to 44,131.
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 544 taking the total number to 284,276.