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Another 50 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Warrington as NHS in race to get adult population vaccinated


ANOTHER 50 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Warrington and over 11,000 across the UK, with the NHS racing to get the adult population vaccinated ahead of the lifting of all restrictions by July 19.

Meanwhile, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced that all over-18s will be able to book a jab from Friday.

The NHS is racing to vaccinate the entire adult population in time for the government’s delayed date for easing all remaining lockdown restrictions in England on July 19.
New data shows infections are “rising exponentially” across England, doubling every 11 days.
The study by scientists at Imperial College London suggests the prevalence of COVID-19 is highest among those aged five to 12, as well as young adults aged 18 to 24.
This is reflected in Warrington with more than 500 pupils currently self-isolation and 15 schools affected.
Meanwhile, the 50 (63) new COVID-19 cases take the total number of confirmed cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 18,627 (18,577).
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days continue to rise, with 337 (311) – 160.5 (148.1) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period– which is more than double the national rate of 75 (72.8) per 100,000, which also continues to rise.

Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Thursday, June 17 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 5 (5)
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2009 (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 (481) 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 16 2021
Number of schools and early years settings with COVID-19 cases: 15 (15)
Number of pupils self-isolating (close contact): 584 (435)

Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Thursday, June 17th 2021 was 19 (9), taking the total number of deaths to 127,945 (127,926).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 11,007 (9,055), taking the total number to 4,600,623 (4,589,814).
Across the country, there are 1,227 (1,177) patients currently in hospital and 208 (206) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 42,216,654 (42,021,089) and second dose 30,675,207 (30,440,373)
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


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  1. Had the misfortune to have to go into town this morning and the number of people without masks in Golden Square Mall was frightening, and the vast majority under 30. Why can’t the idiots who operate the Mall sort themselves out and do their bit to protect customers?! Not a Mall worker in sight all the way round and the situation in the bus station was no better. It’s little wonder that numbers are increasing with the number of people who are either deniers or simply don’t care about others. Needless to say it will some time before we go in again.

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