NINE new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Warrington in the latest data from Public Health England as rates continue to fall in the town and remain below the national average.
The 9 (16) new cases in the latest daily update means the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Warrington since the start of the pandemic is now 17,700 (17,691).
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days, previous days/updates in brackets, are now 101 (108) – 48.1 (51.4) per 100,000 population, showing a decrease in infection rates for a fifth consecutive day. This compares to the national rate of 50.2 (53.7) per 100,000.
*Latest figures available from Warrington & Halton Hospitals updated Thursday, April 1 2021 – Wednesday’s figures in brackets. *Figures are not updated at weekends & Bank Holidays
Covid-19 positive inpatients 44 (48) of which 7 (7) are in ICU
Total number of tests (inpatients/community) cumulative – 76,557 (76,095)
Total tests with a positive result (inpatients/community/died/discharged) cumulative 5,305 (5,298)
Discharges of positive patients (excluding deaths) cumulative 1,920 (1,915)
Deaths of Covid-19 positive inpatients cumulative 490 (488)
*Hospital deaths include residents from Warrington and Halton. Total deaths of Warrington residents can be seen below.
The total number of deaths in Warrington within 28 days of a positive test reported by Public Health England is currently 484 (484) 230.5 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 189.9.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is now 557 (557).
Education settings 31 March 2021
Number of schools and early years settings with COVID-19 cases: 8
Number of pupils self-isolating (close contact): 164
Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Saturday, April 3 was 10 (52), taking the total number of deaths to 126,826 (126,816).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 3,423 (3,402), taking the total number to 4,357,091 (4,353,668).
Across the country, there are 3,536 (3,723) patients currently in hospital and 517 (517) patients in ventilator beds.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 31,425,682 (31,301,267) and second dose 5,205,505 (4,948,635).
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 to be 0.7 to 0.9 with a daily infection growth rate range of -5% to -2% as of 26 March 2021.