Feb 10 update: GWH reports two further covid deaths as Swindon 24-hour new case total falls to 23
By Barrie Hudson - 10 February 2021
The latest report from NHS England has revealed that two deaths from covid have been reported at Great Western Hospital in the last 24 hours. According to the data, one of the deaths occurred on 8 February and the other on 9 February. It is a 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 282. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.
As of 4pm today there have been 23 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 9,941 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the last seven days there have been 266 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there have been 78 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 15,167. This means that in the last seven days there have been 640 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 10 February, 3,985,161 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 13,013 positive tests in the last 24 hours.
As of 5pm on 9 February, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 114,851 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 1,001.
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