No further covid deaths at GWH but national total passes 54,000

By Barrie Hudson - 20 November 2020

Health

The latest report from NHS England has revealed that no deaths from coronavirus have been reported at Great Western Hospital in the last 24 hours. It is one day since such a death was reported. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the outbreak began remains at 147. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.

As of 5.27pm today there have been 57 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 3,478 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the last seven days there have been 505 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there have been 72 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 4,425. This means that in the last seven days there have been 406 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 20 November, 1,473,508 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 20,252 positive tests in the last 24 hours.

As of 5pm on 19 November, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 54,286 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 406.

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

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