COVID-19 infection rates have fallen for the third time in four days in the Warrington area, although they still remain well above the national average which continues to rise.
The 138 (203) new cases reported by Public Health England, takes the total number of cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 33,691 (33,553).
Infection rates in Warrington have fallen again for the third time in four days, to 1,291 (1,357) – 616.5 (648.1) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period but remain well above the national average of 476.3 (465.4) per 100,000, which continue to rise.
Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Friday, October 22 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 42 (42) including 5 (4) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2403 (2399)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 544 (543)
*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 513 (511) 245 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 207.9.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 593 (593).
*Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Saturday, October 23 2021 was 135 (180), taking the total number of deaths to 139,461 (139,326).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 49,298 (49,298), taking the total number to 88,734,934 (8,689,949).
Across the country, there are 8,238 (8,238) patients currently in hospital and 892 (892) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 44,985 (49,603,139) and second dose 45,489,980 (45,486,950)
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
*Due to data problems the headline figure for deaths is only for England while vaccination data does not include England.