Four more COVID-19 related deaths as hospital inpatient numbers rise again while infection rates fall


FOUR more COVID-19 related deaths have sadly been reported at Warrington Hospital over the weekend with inpatient numbers on the rise again, although infection rates have fallen for the first time in recent weeks.

A total of 488 (676) new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed by the UK Health Security Agency in the latest daily data, taking the total number of cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic to 54,467 (53,979).

Infection rates over a seven-day period have fallen for the first time in recent weeks to 4,985 (5,235) – 2,380.6 (2,500) per 100,000 population which are still well above the national average of 1,919.4 (1,982) per 100,000, which have fallen slightly over a seven day period.

Over the weekend as well as four more COVID-19 related deaths, inpatient numbers rose from 91 to 99, including four in ICU, while a total of 21 patients were discharged.

Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Monday, January 10, 2022 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 99 (91) including 4 (4) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2806 (2785)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 595 (591)
*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 544 (543) 259.8 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 224
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 625 (624) 298.5.

Daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Monday, January 10, 2022 – 77 (97), taking the total number of deaths to 150,230 (150,154).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 142,224 (141,472), taking the total number to 14,617,314 (14,475,192).
Across the country, there are 18,665 (18,454) patients currently in hospital and 844 (868) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 51,974,605 (51,950,528) and second dose 47,718,730 (47,677,951) Booster or third vaccination total 35,664,164 (35,499,486).
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