COVID-19 infection rates and hospital inpatient numbers continue to fall


COVID-19 infection rates and hospital inpatient numbers are continuing to fall in Warrington, with no further deaths and 19 patients discharged in the past 24 hours.

A total of 545 (462) 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 55,474 (54,929).

Infection rates over a seven-day period have fallen for a third consecutive day to 4,542 (4,843) – 2,169.1 (2,312.8) per 100,000 population but are still well above the national average of 1,736.8 (1,830.5) per 100,000, which have fallen again over a seven day period.

While no further hospital deaths have been reported, inpatient numbers have fallen again from 97-85 with a further 19 patients discharged.

Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Wednesday, January 12, 2022 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 85 (97) including 1 (4) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2843 (2824)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 595 (595)
*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 545 (545) 260.3 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 225.1.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 627 (627) 298.5.

Daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 – 398 (379), taking the total number of deaths to 151,007 (150,609).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 129,587 (120,821), taking the total number to 14,862,138 (14,732,594).
Across the country, there are 19,735 (19,828) patients currently in hospital and 793 (820) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 52,011,835 (51,992,559) and second dose 47,774,248 (47,745,458) Booster or third vaccination total 35,953,243 (35,813,659).
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