Jan 23 Update: Six further coronavirus deaths at GWH according to today's report
By Jamie Hill - 23 January 2021
The latest report from NHS England has revealed that six deaths from covid have been reported at Great Western Hospital in the last 24 hours. The data indicates that three deaths occurred on Thursday, 21 January and three deaths on Friday 22 January. It is one day since the last such deaths were reported. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the start of the outbreak has risen to 240. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.
As of 4pm today there have been 62 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 9,002 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the last seven days there have been 577 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there have been 142 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 13,244. This means that in the last seven days there have been 1,309 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 23 January, 3,617,459 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 33,552 positive tests in the last 24 hours.
As of 5pm on 22 January, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 97,329 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 1,348.
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