One more death and 86 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

ONE more patient has sadly died at Warrington Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19 while a further 86 new cases have been confirmed in the latest daily update from Public Health England.

The 86 (138) new COVID-19 positive cases reported in the latest daily update from Public Health England (Nov 8), means the total number of confirmed cases in Warrington since the start of the pandemic is now 6,932 (6,846) 3,300.7 per 100,000 population.
The UK’s reproduction number is estimated at 1.1 to 1.3 with a daily infection growth rate of +2 to +4 percent.
The R number is a key indicator used to determine how quickly COVID-19 is spreading, representing the average number of people each person with the virus goes on to infect.
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days are 921 – 438.5 per 100,000 population.
Deaths of Covid-19 positive inpatients at Warrington Halton Hospitals cumulative 208 (207).
The total number of deaths in Warrington within 28 days of a positive test is 213 (208).
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington is now 259.

Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths reported on Sunday November 8 was 156 (413), taking the total number of deaths to 49,044 (48,888).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 20,572 (24,957), taking the total number to 1,192,013 (1,171,441).
Across the country, there are 12,949 (12,949) patients currently in hospital and 1,185 (1,185) patients in ventilator beds.
To find out more about COVID-19 testing, and to book a test if you have symptoms, visit warrington.gov.uk/get-tested-coronavirus
For the latest COVID-19 guidance for Warrington visit https://www.warrington.gov.uk/coronavirus-latest-guidance