ANOTHER 20 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Warrington in the latest data from Public Health England, as infection rates continue to rise in the town.
The 20 (27) new COVID-19 cases reported in Warrington, in the latest daily update from Public Health England, comes as Coronavirus cases across the country increased by 76.5% in just one week, according to official data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
It estimates that 85,600 people in the country had COVID-19 in the week to May 29 – equating to around one in 640 people in private households.
This is the highest level since the week to 16 April and is up from 48,500 people – one in 1,120 people – in the week ending 22 May.
Meanwhile, total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Warrington since the start of the pandemic is 18,051 (18,031).
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days continue to rise, with 47 (41) – 22.4 (19.5) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period– which remain below the national rate of 35 (33.7) per 100,000, which also continues to rise.
Warrington & Halton Hospitals have temporarily suspended provided information due to a data validation exercise.
There have been no reported deaths at the hospital since April 27th and currently two COVID inpatients.
There have been a total of 497 COVID-related deaths at the hospital since the start of the pandemic.
*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 488 (485) 232.4 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 191.4
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is now 567 (567).
Education settings data June 1 2021
Number of schools and early years settings with COVID-19 cases: 4 (4)
Number of pupils self-isolating (close contact): 69 (69)
Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Friday, June 4th 2021 was 11 (18), taking the total number of deaths to 127,823 (127,812).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 6,238 (5,247), taking the total number to 4,506,018 (4,499,878).
Across the country, there are 954 (919) patients currently in hospital and 134 (129) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 39,949,694 (39,758,428) and second dose 26,799,944 (26,422,303)
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
Local data is also available at https://www.warrington.gov.uk/coronavirus-figures-warrington