One further death confirmed at GWH of Covid-19

By Ben Fitzgerald - 22 May 2020


NHS England have confirmed one further death of a patient at Great Western Hospital who had tested positive for Covid-19.

This brings the total of deaths reported at GWH to 109 since the start of the outbreak.

These figures are correct up to 5pm yesterday.

As of 9am on 22 May, there have been 3,231,921 tests, with 140,497 tests on 21 May.

2,144,626 people have been tested, of which 254,195 tested positive.

As of 5pm on 21 May, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, 36,393 have died. This new figure includes deaths in all settings, not just in hospitals. The equivalent figure under the old measure would have been 29,393.

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