Feb 27 Update: No further deaths at GWH
By Jamie Hill - 27 February 2021
The latest report from NHS England has revealed that no deaths from covid have been reported at Great Western Hospital in the last 24 hours. It is four days since the last such deaths were reported. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the start of the outbreak remains at 301. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.
As of 4pm today there have been 22 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 10,515 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the last seven days there have been 258 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there have been 33 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 16,282. This means that in the last seven days there have been 374 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 27 February, 4,170,519 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 7,434 positive tests in the last 24 hours.
As of 5pm on 26 February, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 122,705 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 290.
To find out how Swindon Link puts its daily figures together press here.