Infection rates and hospital admissions down as 149 new COVID-19 cases confirmed


INFECTION rates are continuing to fall in the Warrington area with 149 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in the latest data, while hospital admissions have also fallen with no new deaths.

The 149 (119) new cases reported by Public Health England, takes the total number of cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 34,237 (34,088).

Infection rates in Warrington have fallen again for the seventh time in eight days, to 1,168 (1,189) – 557.8 (567.8) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period but remain above the national average of 481.5 (485.6) per 100,000, which have also fallen slightly for a second day.
The number of COVID-19 inpatients at Warrington Hospital has fallen from 42-38 while a further six patients have been discharged.

Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Wednesday, October 27 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 38 (42) including 3 (4) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2431 (2425)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 546 (546)
*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 (513) 245 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 208.8.
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 Wednesday, October 27 2021 was 207 (263), taking the total number of deaths to 140,041 (139,834).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 43,941 (40,954), taking the total number to 8,897,149 (8,853,227).
Across the country, there are 8,801 (8,693) patients currently in hospital and 950 (913) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 49,794,120 (49,753,037) and second dose 445,605,922 (45,582,891) Booster or third vaccination total 6,706,468.
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* Data issue: 27 October 2021 — Headline totals only for vaccinations in England and Scotland.

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