Feb 12 update: GWH reports three further covid deaths as local and national case totals pass 10,000 and 4m
By Barrie Hudson - 12 February 2021
The latest report from NHS England has revealed that three deaths from covid have been reported at Great Western Hospital in the last 24 hours. It is two days since the last such deaths were reported. According to the data, two of the deaths occurred on February 10 and the third on February 11. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the start of the outbreak has risen to 285. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.
As of 4pm today there have been 54 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 10,022 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the last seven days there have been 251 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there have been 82 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 15,324. This means that in the last seven days there have been 586 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 12 February, 4,013,799 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 15,144 positive tests in the last 24 hours.
As of 5pm on 11 February, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 116,287 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 758.
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