FIVE new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Warrington in the last 24 hours according to the latest daily figures from Public Health England.
A total of 1,321 people have now tested positive in the Warrington area which equates to 630.4 per 100,000 population – an increase of five on yesterday’s figures.
While no further deaths have been reported a total of 136 patients have 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 on Thursday.
Warrington & Halton Hospitals Covid-19 update for week ending Thursday 9th July (previous week in brackets)
To date they had 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
Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths was 21, taking the total number of deaths to 44,819.
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 650 taking the total number to 289,603.
For the latest information visit https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/