October 1 Update: Two further covid deaths reported at GWH
By Barrie Hudson - 1 October 2021
The latest report from NHS England has revealed that two deaths from covid have been reported at Great Western Hospital. According to the data, both occurred on 30 September. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the start of the outbreak has risen to 351. These figures are correct up to 4pm on Thursday.
According to the data released yesterday - 1 October - at 9.47pm, there were 64 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the previous 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total rose to 22,514 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the previous seven days there were 1.101 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there had been 242 new cases in the previous 24 hours, meaning the number of people who had tested positive in Wiltshire was 38,986. This meant that in the previous seven days there had been been 2,035 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 1 October, 7,841,625 people had tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This was a rise of 35,577 positive tests in the past 24 hours.
As of 5pm on 30 September, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 136,789 had died across all settings. This was an increase of 127.
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