NO further COVID-19 deaths have been reported at Warrington Hospital over the weekend while infection rates have fallen again in the town, with 99 new cases confirmed, and are now below the national rate which also continues to fall.
The 99 (73) new cases reported by Public Health England, takes the total number of cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 28,841 (28,742).
Infection rates in Warrington for the last seven days have fallen again to 632 (671) – 301.8 (320.4) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period which is now slightly below the national average of 303.3 (311.4) per 100,000, which have also fallen again.
Meanwhile, the latest figures for the UK has recorded 49 more COVID-19-related deaths and 36,100 new cases in the latest 24-hour period, with the number of COVID patients in hospital now at 7,847. It is the first time since 7 September that the number of patients has been below 8,000. The number of patients in mechanical ventilation beds currently stands at 1,011.
Since the pandemic began early last year, a total of 135,252 people have died in the UK within 28 days of a positive COVID test.
Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Monday, September 20 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 20 (19) including 4 (2) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2287 (2279)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 527 (527)
*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 504 (504) 240.7 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 201.6
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 580 (580).
*Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Monday, September 20 2021 was 49 (56), taking the total number of deaths to 135,252 (135,203).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 36,100 (29,612), taking the total number to 7,465,448 (7,429,746).
Across the country, there are 7,847 (8,068) patients currently in hospital and 1,011 (1,020) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 48,593,019 (48,573,881) and second dose 44,466,121 (44,428,209)
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