September 9 Update: 63 new covid cases in Swindon

By Jamie Hill - 9 September 2021


The latest report from NHS England has revealed that there has been no further deaths from covid reported at Great Western Hospital. According to the figures the last death occurred on Monday 6 September. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the start of the outbreak remains at 334. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.

According to the data released today at, there were 63 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the previous 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total rose to 20,170 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the previous seven days there were 970 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there had been 133 new cases in the previous 24 hours, meaning the number of people who had tested positive in Wiltshire was 24,192. This meant that in the previous seven days there had been been 1,802 new confirmed cases in Wiltshire. 

All figures are split by local authority. Please note that 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 9 September, 7,132,072 people had tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This was a rise of 38,013 positive tests in the past 24 hours.

As of 5pm on 8 September, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 133,841 had died across all settings. This was an increase of 167.

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

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