ONE more patient has sadly died at Warrington Hospital in the last 24 hours after testing positive for COVID-19.
According to the latest Public Health England figures *1,314 have tested positive in the Warrington area which equates to 627.1 per 100,000 population.
This figure is three less than yesterday.
A total of 136 patients have now sadly died at the hospital along with 126 people who have died in local care homes, two patients who have died in a hospice and three people have died at home, taking the town’s death toll to at least 267.
The last confirmed death at the Hospital was yesterday, Thursday.
Warrington & Halton Hospitals Covid-19 update for week ending Thursday 9th July (previous week in brackets)
To date they have tested 10,143 (9,230) inpatients/community of which 1,182 (1,175) have tested positive.
•The hospital was caring for 4 (6) in-patients who have tested positive for Covid-19
•There were 0 (1) Covid-19 positive patients in ICU
•They had discharged 372 (367) patients and sadly 135 (132) have died
•Daily average patients through A&E is 205 (213) and for Runcorn Urgent Care Centre is 46 (48)
•39 Babies born this week (inc. home and hospital) compared with 53 in the same week last year.
Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths was 48, taking the total number of deaths to 44,650.
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 512 taking the total number to 288,133.
For the latest information visit https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/