No new COVID-19 deaths but infection rates rise marginally again

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WHILE no further COVID-19 deaths have been reported at Warrington Hospital, infection rates have risen marginally for a second consecutive day.

The 115 (95) new cases reported by Public Health England, take the total number of cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 36,644 (36,529).

Infection rates in Warrington have risen again slightly to 772 (771) – 368.7 (368.2) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period but remain below the national average of 387.1 (376) per 100,000, which have increased again.

COVID-19 inpatient numbers at Warrington Hospital have fallen slightly from 27-26 while five patients have been discharged in the past 24 hours.

Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Wednesday, November 17 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 26 (27) including 3 (4) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2524 (2519)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 562 (562)
*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 524 (523) 250.;2 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 213.7
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 598 (598).

*Daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 – 201 (214), taking the total number of deaths to 143,360 (143,159).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 38,263 (37,243), taking the total number to 9,675,058 (9,637,612).
Across the country, there are 8,705 (8,696) patients currently in hospital and 938 (968) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 50,645,981 (50,614,550) and second dose 46,065,838 (46,045,964) Booster or third vaccination total 13,494,890 (13,147,333).
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

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