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One more COVID-19 related death as infection rates and inpatient numbers continue to fall

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ONE more COVID-19 related death has sadly been reported at Warrington Hospital, although infection rates and hospital inpatient numbers are continuing to fall in the town.

Meanwhile, 240 (223) 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 59,445 (59,205).

Infection rates over a seven-day period have fallen again to 1,856 (1,907) – 886.4 (910.7) per 100,000 population which are now below the national average of 949.2 (945.2) per 100,000, which have risen again.

While one more patient has sadly died Inpatient numbers have fallen again from 46 -43, including 1 in ICU, while another six patients were discharged.

Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Thursday, January 27, 2022 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 43 (46) including 1 (1) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 2,973 (2967)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 605 (604)
*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 557 (557) 266 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 231.1
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 Thursday, January 27, 2022 – 338 (346), taking the total number of deaths to 155,040 (154,702).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 96,871 (102,292), taking the total number to 16,245,474 (16,149,319).
Across the country, there are 16,510 (16,594) patients currently in hospital and 561 (575) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 52,281,873 (52,265,883) and second dose 48,284,685 (48,252,782) Booster or third vaccination total 37,104,942 (37,048,033).
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

Latest COVID-19 hot spots as new cases fall in ALL areas of Warrington and infection rates fall by more than 50 per cent


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