September 13 Update: Two further covid deaths reported at GWH
By Barrie Hudson - 13 September 2021
The latest report from NHS England has revealed that there have been two further deaths from covid reported at Great Western Hospital. According to the data, one of the deaths occurred on 10 September and the other on 11 September. It has been seven days 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 336. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.
According to the data released today at 4pm, there were 73 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the previous 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total rose to 20,478 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the previous seven days there were 667 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there had been 114 new cases in the previous 24 hours, meaning the number of people who had tested positive in Wiltshire was 34,776. This meant that in the previous seven days there had been been 1,297 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 13 September, 7,256,559 people had tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This was a rise of 30,825 positive tests in the past 24 hours.
As of 5pm on 12 September, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 134,261 had died across all settings. This was an increase of 61.
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