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Hospital admissions increase as COVID-19 infection rates in Warrington rise to more than double the national average

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AS the UK reported more than 9,000 new COVID-19 cases, the highest daily total since February, another 63 cases have been confirmed in Warrington, with hospital admissions also rising.

Hospital admissions have risen from two inpatients to five in the last 24 hours, while infection rates in the town have now risen to more than double the national average.



Meanwhile, the 63 (40) new COVID-19 cases take the total number of confirmed cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 18,577 (18,514).
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days continue to rise, with 311 (281) – 148.1 (133.8) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period– which is now more than double the national rate of 72.8 (70.2) per 100,000, which also continues to rise.
Warrington & Halton Hospitals has reintroduced its daily reporting of figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Wednesday, June 15 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 5 (2)
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2008
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 499
There have been no hospital deaths since April.
*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 *481 (485) 229 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 191.5
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 567 (567).

Education settings data June 14 2021
Number of schools and early years settings with COVID-19 cases: 15 (11)
Number of pupils self-isolating (close contact): 435 (176)

Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Wednesday, June 16 th 2021 was 9 (10), taking the total number of deaths to 127,926 (127,917).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 9,055 (7,673), taking the total number to 4,589,814 (4,581,006).
Across the country, there are 1,177 (1,136) patients currently in hospital and 206 (188) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 42,021,089 (41,831,056) and second dose 30,440,373 (30,309,707)
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
* Improved local authority allocation for deaths in England. Some deaths previously reported in England have been reallocated to different resident local authorities. Total deaths for England are unaffected, but some local authorities and regions will show inaccurate daily reported numbers because of this change

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