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Six new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Warrington as infection rates rise for a second day


WHILE only 6 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Warrington by Public health England today, Saturday, numbers over a seven-day period have risen for a second consecutive day.

The 6 (8) new cases in the latest 24-hour 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 17,880 (17,874).

Cases in Warrington for the last seven days were 48 (42) – 22.9 (20) per 100,000 population, showing another increase in new cases over a seven-day period for a second day. This compares to the national rate of 23.6 (23.9) per 100,000.

*Latest figures available from Warrington & Halton Hospitals updated Friday, April 30 2021 – Thursday’s figures in brackets. *Figures are not updated at weekends & Bank Holidays
Covid-19 positive inpatients 20 (20) of which 1 (1) are in ICU
Total number of tests (inpatients/community) cumulative – 88,702 (88,324)
Total tests with a positive result (inpatients/community/died/discharged) cumulative 5,414 (5,411)
Discharges of positive patients (excluding deaths) cumulative 1,989 (1,986)
Deaths of Covid-19 positive inpatients cumulative 498 (498)
*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 486 (485) 231.4 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 190.9.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is now 565 (565).

Education Settings 30 April 2021
Number of schools and early years settings with COVID-19 cases: 5
Number of pupils self-isolating (close contact): 184

Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Saturday, May 1 2021 was 7 (15), taking the total number of deaths to 127,524 (127,517).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 1,907 (2,381), taking the total number to 4,418,530 (4,416,623).
Across the country, there are 1,451 (1,497) patients currently in hospital and 185 (196) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 34,346,273 (34,216,087) and second dose 14,940,984 (14,532,875)

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

Latest COVID-19 and vaccination data as just five areas of Warrington record three or more new cases


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