ANOTHER 117 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Warrington, with infection rates rising again slightly over a seven-day period.
The 117 (107) new cases reported by Public Health England, takes the total number of cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 29,423 (29,306).
Infection rates in Warrington for the last seven days have risen slightly again to 567 (559) – 270.8 (267) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period but remain below the national average of 332.1 (322.4) per 100,000, which have risen again.
Meanwhile, the UK has recorded 32,417 further COVID-19 cases and 58 deaths within 28 days of a positive test.
There have been 239,342 cases over the past seven days – an increase of almost 31,974, equivalent to 15.4%.
A total of 965 deaths have been recorded over the past week, 38 less than last week, equating to a 3.8% reduction.
A total of 44,739,473 people have now been double vaccinated.
Meanwhile, another 22,540 people received their first vaccine dose, taking the total number of people who have had one jab to 48,722,414.
A further 46,517 people received their second dose, taking the total of fully vaccinated people in the country to 44,739,473.
Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Friday, September 24 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 25 (22) including 3 (4) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2305 (2303)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 528 (528)
*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 506 (506) 241.6 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 203.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 584 (584).
*Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Sunday, September 26 2021 was 58 (122), taking the total number of deaths to 136,168 (136,105).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 32,417 (31,348), taking the total number to 7,664,230 (7,631,233).
Across the country, there are 7,124 (7,124) patients currently in hospital and 916 (916) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 48,722,414 (48,699,874) and second dose 44,739,473 (44,692,956)
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