Jan 12 update: GWH reports another covid death and national figure increases by 1,243

By Barrie Hudson - 12 January 2021

Health

The latest report from NHS England has revealed that a death from covid has been reported at Great Western Hospital in the last 24 hours. The data indicates that it occurred on 11 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 205. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.

As of 4.50pm today there have been 124 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 7,961 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the last seven days there have been 1,142 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there have been 277 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 10,868. This means that in the last seven days there have been 1,931 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 January, 3,164,051 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 45,533 positive tests in the last 24 hours.

As of 5pm on 11 January, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 83,203 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 1,243.

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

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