ANOTHER 117 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Warrington as infection rates continue to rise.
The 177 (135) new cases reported by Public Health England, takes the total number of cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 31,364 (31,187).
Infection rates in Warrington for the last seven days have risen to 950 (897) – 453.7 (440.2) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period and remain above the national average of 348.3 (344.4) per 100,000, which has also risen slightly.
Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Friday, October 8 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 39 (37) including 5 (4) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2356 (2355)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 532 (531)
*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 508 (508) 242.6 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 205.3
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 590 (590).
Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Sunday, October 10 2021 was 38 (133), taking the total number of deaths to 137,735 (137,697).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 34,574 (34,950), taking the total number to 8,154,306 (8,120,713).
Across the country, there are 6,763 (6,763) patients currently in hospital and 808 (808) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 49,158,835 (49,132,678) and second dose 45,168,344 (45,135,589)
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