Feb 19 update: Three further coronavirus deaths at GWH
By Jamie Hill - 19 February 2021
The latest report from NHS England has revealed that three further deaths from covid have been reported at Great Western Hospital in the last 24 hours. According to the data, two deaths occurred on 17 February and one on 18 February. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the start of the outbreak has risen to 298. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.
As of 4.06pm today there have been 49 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 10,230 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the last seven days there have been 208 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there have been 56 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 15,854. This means that in the last seven days there have been 530 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 19 February, 4,095,269 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 12,027 positive tests in the last 24 hours.
As of 5pm on 18 February, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 119,920 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 533.
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