COVID-19 infection rates continue to fall as 130 new cases confirmed


COVID-19 infection rates have continued to fall in Warrington with 130 new cases confirmed in the latest data, although they still remain well above the national average which continues to rise.

The 130 (138) new cases reported by Public Health England, takes the total number of cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 33,821 (33,691).

Infection rates in Warrington have fallen again for the fourth time in five days, to 1,250 (1,291) – 597 (616.5) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period but remain well above the national average of 482 (476.3) 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 512 (512) 244.l5 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 208.
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 Sunday, October 24 2021 was 72 (135), taking the total number of deaths to 139,533 (139,461).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 39,962 (49,298), taking the total number to 8,773,674 (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: 49,684,322 (49,603,139) and second dose 45,542,207 (45,489,980)
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*Due to data problems the headline figure for deaths is only for England while vaccination data does not include England.

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