Another GWH covid death means total there has risen to 146

By Barrie Hudson - 18 November 2020

Health

The latest report from NHS England has revealed that a death from coronavirus has been reported at Great Western Hospital in the last 24 hours. According to the data, it occurred on Monday, 16 November. It is two days since the last such report. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the outbreak began has increased to 146. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.

As of 4.22pm today there have been 38 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 3,360 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the last seven days there have been 548 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there have been 77 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 4,231. This means that in the last seven days there have been 390 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 18 November, 1,430,341 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 19,609 positive tests in the last 24 hours.

As of 5pm on 17 November, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 53,274 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 529.

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

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