Two more COVID-19 deaths as inpatient numbers and infection rates continue to fall

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TWO more COVID-19 deaths have sadly been reported at Warrington Hospital although inpatient numbers and infection rates are continuing to fall.

Inpatient numbers at Warrington Hospital have also fallen from 35-30 since last Wednesday, while another 35 patients have been discharged.

A total of 182 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Warrington during the past seven days, with overall infection rates continuing a downward trend in Warrington and nationally.

Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Thursday, May 5, 2022 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 30 (35) including 0 (0) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 3,928 (3,893)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 680 (678)

*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 640 – 305.6 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 264.5
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 685 – 327.1 per 100,000.

There have been 182 (229) new COVID-19 cases reported in Warrington over the past seven days taking the total to 77,407 (77,286) and an infection rate of 102.7 (103.7) per 100,000 which has fallen again, while the national rate also continues to fall to 96.1 (109).
Testing has also fallen by -138,542(-7.8%) over the past seven days.

To find out more about COVID-19 testing visit www.warrington.gov.uk/testing
For the latest COVID-19 guidance for Warrington visit https://www.warrington.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-warrington
Local data is also available at https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/

Mixed picture as eight areas see increases in new COVID-19 cases as downward trend continues


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