Feb 20 update - No further coronavirus at GWH

By Jamie Hill - 20 February 2021


The latest report from NHS England has revealed that there has been no further deaths from covid reported at Great Western Hospital in the last 24 hours. It has been one day since the last death at GWH. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the start of the outbreak remains at 298. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.

As of 4.06pm today there have been 27 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 10,257confirmed 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 54 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 15,908. This means that in the last seven days there have been 491 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 20 February, 4,105,675 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 10,406 positive tests in the last 24 hours.

As of 5pm on 19 February, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 120,365 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 445.

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

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