Jan 13 update: Three more GWH covid deaths reported as national total climbs 1,564

By Barrie Hudson - 13 January 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. The data indicates that two of the deaths occurred on 11 January and one on 12 January. It is one day since the last such death was reported. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the start of the outbreak has risen to 208. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.

As of 4pm today there have been 127 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 8,088 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the last seven days there have been 1,079 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there have been 260 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 11,128. This means that in the last seven days there have been 1,923 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 13 January, 3,211,576 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 47,525 positive tests in the last 24 hours.

As of 5pm on 12 January, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 84,767 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 1,564.

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

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