ONE more patient has sadly died at Warrington Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19 while four new cases have been confirmed in the town.
According to Public Health England figures 1,315 have now tested positive in the Warrington area which equates to 627.5 per 100,000 population.
As of noon Thursday (last week’s figures in brackets) Warrington Hospital had tested 9,230 (8,334) inpatients/community of which 1,175 (1,164) had 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 had successfully discharged 367 (358) patients and sadly 132 (130) had died.
A total of 134* 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 230.
*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 67, taking the total number of deaths to 44,198.
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 624 taking the total number to 284,900.