COVID-19 infection rates continue to rise with 146 new cases


COVID-19 infection rates have continued to rise in Warrington with 146 new cases confirmed in the town in the latest daily data.

The 146 (198) new cases reported by Public Health England, take the total number of cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 39,016 (38,870).

Infection rates in Warrington have continued to rise to 1,027 (977) – 490.5 (466.6) per 100,000 population over a seven-day period and remain above the national average of 447.2 (439.7) per 100,000, which have also risen again.

Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Friday, December 3 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 20 (22) including 4 (3) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2591 (2586)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 568 (568)
*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 526 (525) 251.2 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 217.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 611 (610).

Daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Saturday, December 4, 2021 – 127 (143), taking the total number of deaths to 145,551 (145,424).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 42,848 (50,584), taking the total number to 10,421,104 (10,379,647).
Across the country, there are 7,373 (7,373) patients currently in hospital and 895 (895) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 51,068,961 (51,046,133) and second dose 46,491,583 (46,462,638) Booster or third vaccination total 19,809,442 (19,436,885).
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