Six new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Warrington as rates remain below national average

SIX new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Warrington by Public health England today, Monday, showing a small increase over a seven-day period but still below the national average.

The 6 (8) new cases in the latest 24-hour daily update from Public Health England, means the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Warrington since the start of the pandemic is now 17,894 (17,888).
Cases in Warrington for the last seven days were 46 (45) – 21.9 (21.4) per 100,000 population, showing a small increase in new cases over a seven-day period. This compares to the national rate of 22.9 (23.2) per 100,000.

*Latest figures available from Warrington Halton Hospitals updated Friday, April 30 2021 – Thursday’s figures in brackets. *Figures are not updated at weekends Bank Holidays
Covid-19 positive inpatients 20 (20) of which 1 (1) are in ICU
Total number of tests (inpatients/community) cumulative – 88,702 (88,324)
Total tests with a positive result (inpatients/community/died/discharged) cumulative 5,414 (5,411)
Discharges of positive patients (excluding deaths) cumulative 1,989 (1,986)
Deaths of Covid-19 positive inpatients cumulative 498 (498)
*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 487 (486) 231.9 per 100,000 population compared to the national rate of 190.9.
The total number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate in Warrington reported by Public Health England in all settings is now 565 (565).
Education Settings 30 April 2021
Number of schools and early years settings with COVID-19 cases: 5
Number of pupils self-isolating (close contact): 184

Across the UK the daily number of COVID-19 associated *UK deaths reported on Monday, May 3 2021 was 1 (14), taking the total number of deaths to 127,539 (127,538).
The daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases was 1,649 (1,649), taking the total number to 4,421,850 (4,420,201).
Across the country, there are 1,451 (1,451) patients currently in hospital and 185 (185) on ventilation.
Total number of 1st dose vaccinations: 34,588,600 (34,505,380) and second dose 15,500,949 (15,329,617)
* Due to an issue with processing of deaths data today, the latest data other than the UK figure is not available. This will be updated in the next release.

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