FOUR more COVID-19 patients have sadly died at Warrington Hospital while 147 new cases have been confirmed in the town in the latest daily update from Public Health England.
Meanwhile, the 147 (120) new cases continues a downward trend for a ninth consecutive day, while 13 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Warrington, since the start of the pandemic is now 14,635 (14,368).
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days, previous days/updates in brackets, are 1,142 (1,183) – 543.8 (563.3) per 100,000 population – showing a downward trend for an 8th consecutive day, since the start of lockdown.
*Latest figures available from Warrington & Halton Hospitals updated Friday January 21 2021 – Thursday’s figures in brackets. *Figures are not updated at weekends
Covid-19 positive inpatients 220 (220) of which 103 (108) are Warrington residents – of which 29 (27) are in ICU
Total number of tests (inpatients/community) cumulative – 54,615 (54,377)
Total tests with a positive result (inpatients/community/died/discharged) cumulative 4,265 (4,222)
Discharges of positive patients (excluding deaths) cumulative 1338 (1,325)
Deaths of Covid-19 positive inpatients cumulative 372 (368)
*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 383 (370) 182.4 per 100,000 population.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England is 401 (401).
Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Friday, January 21 was 1,401 (1,290), taking the total number of deaths to 95,981 (94,580).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 40,261 (37,892), taking the total number to 3,583,907 (3,543,646).
Across the country, there are 38,562 (38,676) patients currently in hospital and 3,960 (3,953) patients in ventilator beds.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 5,383,103 (4,973,248) and second dose 466,796 (464,036).
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
The latest R number is estimated at 0.8 to 1 with a daily infection growth rate range of -4% to -1% as of 22 January 2021.