THE number of Covid-19 positive patients being treated in ICU at Warrington Hospital has dropped below five.

According to the latest weekly figures published by Warrington and Halton trust, staff have tested 5,795 inpatients/community (5,110 last week) of which 1,089 (1,050 last week) have tested positive.

They are currently caring for 46 patients (48 last week) who have tested positive for Covid-19 of whom three (five last week) are in ICU.

The trust has discharged 320 patients (last week 292) and sadly 124 (118) have died.

The average daily attendance at A&E in the last seven days is 201 (last week the average was 189) and at the Urgent Care Centre was it is 47 (last week average was 41).