NO patients are in the intensive care unit at Warrington Hospital as a result of coronavirus.

The positive news was revealed by Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in its daily Covid-19 update this afternoon, Friday.

At present, the number of patients receiving care at the Lovely Lane site after contracting Covid stands at nine.

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The total number of people who have been discharged from the hospital after recovering from coronavirus is 2,031

No new deaths have been recorded once again, with the trust’s Covid-19 death toll remaining at 499.