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No new COVID-19 related deaths and nine new cases as downward trend returns


WHILE no new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported at Warrington Hospital, nine new cases have been confirmed in the town with infection rates showing a downward trend.

Changes in reporting methods have seen 31 cases removed from Warrington’s figures.

The 9 (10) 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 *17,718 (17,730). A total of 31 cases have been removed due to changes in reporting methods,
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days, previous days/updates in brackets, are now 60 (72) – 33 (34.8) per 100,000 population, showing a downward trend in new cases over a seven day period. This compares to the national rate of 32.7 (39) per 100,000.

*Latest figures available from Warrington & Halton Hospitals updated Friday, April 9 2021 – Thursday’s figures in brackets. *Figures are not updated at weekends & Bank Holidays
Covid-19 positive inpatients 36 (38) of which 5 (5) are in ICU
Total number of tests (inpatients/community) cumulative – 79,852 (79,404)
Total tests with a positive result (inpatients/community/died/discharged) cumulative 5,337 (5,333)
Discharges of positive patients (excluding deaths) cumulative 1,939 (1,937)
Deaths of Covid-19 positive inpatients cumulative 492 (492)
*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 485 (485) 230.9 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 190.2.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is now 559 (559).

Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Friday, April 9 was 60 (53), taking the total number of deaths to 127,040 (126,980).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 3,150 (3,030), taking the total number to *4,365,461 (4,370,321).
Across the country, there are 3,005 (3,124) patients currently in hospital and 421 (440) patients in ventilator beds.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 31,903,366 (31,807,124) and second dose 6,541,174 (6,091,905).

* 9th April 2021 – Change to case reporting and revision to historical case data in England. The way cases are reported has changed. This has resulted in the removal of a number of previously reported cases in England.
This affects newly reported cases on 9 April 2021. Regions and local authorities do not show the actual number of new cases reported. UK and England numbers of newly reported cases have been adjusted and correctly reflect new cases reported.
Newly reported cases at regional and local authority level within England are calculated as the daily change in the total number of cases. This means that for 9 April 2021, these show significantly lower numbers or zero, and should not be considered as the actual number of new cases reported on that date.

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
No R number for the UK presented
As no UK estimates for the R number and growth rate have been agreed by SAGE, no values are shown.

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