TWO more COVID-19 deaths have sadly been reported at Warrington Hospital since yesterday, with more than 50 confirmed COVID inpatients and the hospital emergency department also experiencing very heavy demand.
Infection rates have risen from 201.5 to 215.4 in Warrington since yesterday, while hospital inpatient numbers have increased from 49-52, while five patients have been discharged since yesterday.
As of 5:30 pm today, Wednesday at Warrington Hospital Emergency Department reported the longest waiting time to see a doctor or nurse was Over 4 hours with 47 waiting and 114 patients in the emergency department.
Warrington & Halton Hospitals figures Monday-Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.
Current inpatients as of Wednesday, June 29, 2022 compared to Tuesday, June 28 (confirmed positive result – 14 days or less from first positive sample) – 52 (49) including 0 (0) in ICU.
Cumulative discharges (discharges of positive patients [excluding deaths]– 4,128 (4,123)
Cumulative deaths (deaths of positive inpatients) – current figure 695 (693)
*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 649 – 309.9 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 277.2
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is 696 – 332.4 per 100,000.
*There have been 451 (422) COVID-19 cases reported in Warrington over the past seven days taking the total to 79,081 – 74,188 1st infections, 4,893 second (78,994) and an infection rate of 215.4 (201.5) per 100,000 which has risen again compared to a rate of 194.4 (187.4) for England.
*Updates will be weekly after Friday, July 1st.
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/
🚨We are currently experiencing very high attendances at our Emergency Department & urge patients to consider all possible alternatives before coming to A&E🚨
— WHH 🏥 (@WHHNHS) June 29, 2022