FEWER than 40 people are in hospital with coronavirus at Warrington Hospital.

This is according to the latest Covid-19 update issued by Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust yesterday, Monday.

Currently, there are 39 positive patients at the Lovely Lane site that have tested positive for the virus in the past 14 days or less.

And out of this number, six are in intensive care.

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Since the start of the pandemic, 2,363 have been discharged from the hospital.

The trust’s cumulative death roll stands at 534.