59 more Swindon covid cases as town passes 100 cases per 100,000 in past week
By Barrie Hudson - 28 October 2020
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 last reported. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the outbreak remains at 134. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.
As of 4.01pm today there have been 59 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total has risen to 2,005 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the last seven days there have been 291 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there have been 90 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning the number of people who have tested positive in Wiltshire is 2,948. This means that in the last seven days there have been 509 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 28 October, 942,275 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This is a rise of 24,701 positive tests in the last 24 hours.
As of 5pm on 27 October, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 45,675 have died across all settings. This is an increase of 310.
Swindon's figures for the last seven days take the town to 101.7 cases per 100,000 people.
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