April 29 Update: One further coronavirus death at GWH

By Jamie Hill - 29 April 2021

Health

The latest report from NHS England has revealed that there has been one further death from covid reported at Great Western Hospital in the last 24 hours. It had been six days since the last death was reported. According to the report the death occurred on Wednesday 28 April. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the start of the outbreak has risen to 322. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.

According to the data released at 4pm today there have been 12 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 11,484 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the last seven days there have been 74 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there have been 18 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 17,273. This means that in the last seven days there have been 92 new confirmed cases in Wiltshire. These figures are split by local authority. Please note that these new cases are the figures reported by Public Health England and do not take into account delays in the return of positive test results.

As of 9am on 29 April, 4,414,242 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 2,445 positive tests in the last 24 hours.

As of 5pm on 28 April, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 127,502 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 22.

To find out how Swindon Link puts its daily figures together press here.

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