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No new COVID-19 deaths as infection rates continue to fall in Warrington


THERE have been no new COVID-19 related deaths at Warrington Hospital over the weekend while six new cases have been confirmed in the town, continuing a downward trend in infection rates.

The 6 (8) new cases in the latest daily update from Public Health England, means the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Warrington since the start of the pandemic is now 17,802 (17,796).
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days, previous days/updates in brackets, are now 59 (67) – 28.1 (31.9) per 100,000 population, showing a fall in new cases over a seven day period for a third day. This compares to the national rate of 27.2 (28.1) per 100,000.

*Latest figures available from Warrington & Halton Hospitals updated Monday, April 19 2021 – Friday’s figures in brackets. *Figures are not updated at weekends & Bank Holidays
Covid-19 positive inpatients 24 (25) of which 4 (3) are in ICU
Total number of tests (inpatients/community) cumulative – 83,918 (82,740)
Total tests with a positive result (inpatients/community/died/discharged) cumulative 5,368 (5,358)
Discharges of positive patients (excluding deaths) cumulative 1,962 (1,956)
Deaths of Covid-19 positive inpatients cumulative 495 (495)
*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 190.5.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is now 560 (560).

Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Monday, April 19 was 4 (10), taking the total number of deaths to 127,274 (127,270).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 2,963 (1,882), taking the total number to 4,390,783 (4,387,820).
Across the country, there are 2,186 (2,186) patients currently in hospital and 332 (332).
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 32,932,448 (32,849,223) and second dose 10,152,039 (9,930,846)
To find out more about COVID-19 testing, and to book a test if you have symptoms, visit http://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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