November 25 update: Two further GWH covid deaths reported as national case total passes 10m
By Barrie Hudson - 25 November 2021
The latest report from NHS England has revealed that two deaths from covid have been reported at Great Western Hospital. According to the data, one of the deaths occurred on Tuesday, 23 November and the other the following day. It has been 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 385. These figures are correct up to 4pm on 24 November.
According to the data released today at 4pm, there were 101 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the previous 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total rose to 31,809 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the previous seven days there were 811 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there had been 369 new cases in the previous 24 hours, meaning the number of people who had tested positive in Wiltshire was 61,353. This meant that in the previous seven days there had been been 2,869 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 25 November, 10,021,497 people had tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This was a rise of 47,240 positive tests in the past 24 hours.
As of 5pm on 24 November, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 144,433 had died across all settings. This was an increase of 147.
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