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Hospital COVID-19 inpatient numbers reach record high but new case numbers continue to drop


COVID-19 inpatient numbers have reached a new record high at Warrington Hospital with a further 18 patients being admitted in the past 24 hours taking the total number to 243, including 28 in intensive care.

One more patient has also sadly died since yesterday, although new cases are continuing a downward trend for a sixth consecutive day, while 12 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, a total of 117 (171) new COVID-19 cases were reported by Public Health England today, Monday, taking the total reported in Warrington, since the start of the pandemic, to 14,201 (13,913).
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days, previous days/updates in brackets, are 1,268 (1,345) – 603.8 (640.4) per 100,000 population – showing a downward trend for a sixth consecutive day and the seventh time since the start of lockdown.

*Latest figures available from Warrington & Halton Hospitals updated Tuesday January 19 2021 – Monday’s figures in brackets. *Figures are not updated at weekends
Covid-19 positive inpatients 243 (225) of which 105 (120) are Warrington residents – of which 28 (29) are in ICU
Total number of tests (inpatients/community) cumulative – 53,730 (53,361)
Total tests with a positive result (inpatients/community/died/discharged) cumulative 4,156 (4,103)
Discharges of positive patients (excluding deaths) cumulative 1278 (1,266)
Deaths of Covid-19 positive inpatients cumulative 355 (354)
*Hospital deaths include residents from Warrington and Halton. Total deaths of Warrington residents can be seen below.
*The highest number COVID-19 positive inpatients during the first wave was on 12th April with 124 patients of which 18 were in ICU.

The total number of deaths in Warrington within 28 days of a positive test reported by Public Health England is currently 362 (355) 172.4 per 100,000 population.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England is 383 (383).
Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Tuesday, January 19 was 1,610 (599), taking the total number of deaths to 91,470 (89,860).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 33,355 (37,535), taking the total number to 3,466,849 (3,433,494).
Across the country, there are 37,946 (37,475) patients currently in hospital and 3,916 (3,789) patients in ventilator beds.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 4,266,577 (4,062,501) and second dose 456,866 (452,301).
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
UK Summary
The latest R number is estimated at 1.2 to 1.3 with a daily infection growth rate range of +2% to +5% as of 15 January 2021

Six more COVID-19 deaths as hospital inpatient numbers reach record high while new cases continue downward trend


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