NINE patients are currently being cared for in Warrington Hospital with Covid-19.

The latest figures from the trust show that is down from 17 this time last week.

Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals have tested 8,334 inpatients/members of the community, up from 7,432 last week.

Of these 1,164 have tested positive, up 13 from 1,151 last week.

There is one Covid-19 positive patient in ICU, up from two last week.

The hospital has discharged 358 patients, up from 347 last week and sadly 130 have died, two in the past seven days.

The daily average patients through A&E is 205, up from 199 and for the Runcorn Urgent Care Centre, 54 - up from 46.