THERE has been one new case of COVID-19 confirmed in Warrington in the last 24 hours according to the latest figures from Public Health England.
A total of 1,344 people have now tested positive in the Warrington area which equates to 641.4 per 100,000 population.
There have been just two new cases confirmed in the past five days.
There have been no COVID-19 related deaths at the hospital for more than three weeks and the hospital is now currently caring for just one COVID-19 patient.
Meanwhile a total of 136 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have sadly died at Warrington Hospital, along with 106 people in local care homes, two patients at a hospice and three people at home, taking the town’s death toll to at least 247.
Warrington Hospital’s Covid-19 update for week ending Thursday 30th July (previous week in brackets)
·To date the hospital had tested 13,195 (12,165) inpatients/community of which 1,193 (1,192) have tested positive.
·They are currently caring for 1 (1 ) in-patient who has tested positive for Covid-19, there are NO Covid-19 positive patients in ICU (0)
·They have discharged 384 (382) patients and sadly 136 (136) have died – this continues to be the lowest Covid-related in-patient mortality rate for all acute hospitals in the north west
·Daily average patients through A&E is 218 (216) and for Runcorn Urgent Care Centre is 58 (52)
·56 Babies born this week (inc. home and hospital) compared with (49) in the same week last year.
Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths was 8, taking the total number of deaths to 46,201.
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 744 taking the total number to 304,695.
*Reported deaths can be less at weekends due to delays in reporting.
For the latest COVID-19 information visit https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/