COVID-19 infection rates continue upward trend with 135 new cases


WHILE no new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported at Warrington Hospital infection rates have continued an upward trend with 135 new cases confirmed in the latest daily data.

The 135 (171) new cases reported by Public Health England, take the total number of cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 37,789 (37,654).

After two days of fall, infection rates in Warrington have risen marginally to 833 (827) – 397.8 (394.9) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period but remain below the national average of 437.1 (433.8) per 100,000, which have increased again.

While one more hospital death has been confirmed inpatient numbers have remained at 16, with three in ICU and four more patients being discharged.

Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Friday, November 26 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 17 (16) including 3 (3) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2554 (2550)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 566 (566)
*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 525 (525) 250.7 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 215.5.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 610 (610).

Daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Friday, November 26, 2021 – 160 (147), taking the total number of deaths to 144,593 (144,433).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 50,091 (47,240), taking the total number to 10,070,841 (10,021,497).
Across the country, there are 7,633 (7,641) patients currently in hospital and 925 (928) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 50,875,712 (50,852,133) and second dose 46,255,081 (46,232,258) Booster or third vaccination total 16,779,656 (16,383,575).
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