ONE more COVID-19 related death has sadly been confirmed at Warrington Hospital while nine new cases continues a downward trend in the town, below the national average.
The 9 (12) 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 17,730 (17,721).
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days, previous days/updates in brackets, are now 72 (77) – 34.3 (36.7) per 100,000 population, showing a a downward trend in new cases over a seven day period for a second day. This compares to the national rate of 39 (41.4) per 100,000.
*Latest figures available from Warrington & Halton Hospitals updated Wednesday, April 7 2021 – Tuesday’s figures in brackets. *Figures are not updated at weekends & Bank Holidays
Covid-19 positive inpatients 41 (43) of which 5 (6) are in ICU
Total number of tests (inpatients/community) cumulative – 78,995 (78,559)
Total tests with a positive result (inpatients/community/died/discharged) cumulative 5,331 (5,329)
Discharges of positive patients (excluding deaths) cumulative 1,933 (1,931)
Deaths of Covid-19 positive inpatients cumulative 492 (491)
*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 190.
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 Wednesday, April 7 was 45 (20), taking the total number of deaths to 126,927 (126,882).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 2,763 (2,379), taking the total number to 4,367,291 (4,364,529).
Across the country, there are 3,536 (3,536) patients currently in hospital and 469 (517) patients in ventilator beds.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 31,707,594 (31,622,367) and second dose 5,683,509 (5,496,716).
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