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Four more COVID-19 deaths and 67 new cases as downward trend continues


FOUR more COVID-19 related deaths have sadly been reported at Warrington Hospital since yesterday, while 67 new cases have been reported in the latest figures from Public Health England, continuing a downward trend.

The 67 new cases in Warrington in the latest daily update from Public Health England takes the total since the start of the pandemic to 7,554*
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days are 656 (692) – 312.5 (329.5) per 100,000 population, which remains a downward trend.
Latest figures from Warrington & Halton Hospitals updated Tuesday, November 17 2020 – Monday’s figures in brackets. Figures are not updated at weekends.
Covid-19 positive inpatients 167 (169) of which 51 are Warrington residents – Of which 17 (15) are in ICU
Total number of tests (inpatients/community) cumulative – 36,830 (36,326)
Total tests with a positive result (inpatients/community/died/discharged) cumulative 2,563 (2,508)
Discharges of positive patients (excluding deaths) cumulative 744 (732)
Deaths of Covid-19 positive inpatients cumulative 234 (230)
Education settings data
Number of schools and early years settings with COVID-19 cases as at 16 November: 39
Number of pupils self-isolating (close contact) as at 11 November: 2212
The total number of deaths in Warrington within 28 days of a positive test reported by Public Health England is 234 (234) 111.4 per 100,000 population.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England is now 286 (275).

Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Tuesday, November 17 was 598 (213), taking the total number of deaths to 52,745 (52,147).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 20,051 (21,363), taking the total number to 1,410,732 (1,390,681).
Across the country, there are 15,830 (14,915) patients currently in hospital and 1,391 (1,355) patients in ventilator beds.
To find out more about COVID-19 testing, and to book a test if you have symptoms, visit warrington.gov.uk/get-tested-coronavirus
For the latest COVID-19 guidance for Warrington visit https://www.warrington.gov.uk/coronavirus-latest-guidance
*PHE has now updated the way it records the location of people who have been tested for COVID-19. Counts of cases and deaths at sub-national level have been updated to reflect this.
Cases are now allocated to the person’s area of residence. From 16 November 2020, PHE has updated the way it records the location of people who test positive or negative for COVID-19.
It now prioritises addresses given at the point of testing over the details registered on a patient’s NHS Summary Care Record. This better reflects the distribution of cases and testing.
However, it may give rise to differences in previously reported numbers of cases and rates in some areas.
The change has been retrospectively applied to tests carried out from 1 September 2020, and data in the dashboard was updated to reflect this change on 16 November 2020.
Due to reallocation of cases in this way, the number of cases reported by local authority may be artificially high or low on 16 November 2020.
In Warrington this has resulted in a reduction in the overall numbers.

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