January 10 update: A further GWH covid death reported

By Barrie Hudson - 10 January 2022


The latest report from NHS England has revealed that a death from covid has been reported at Great Western Hospital. According to the data, it occurred on 8 January. It has been four 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 406. These figures are correct up to 4pm on 9 January.

According to the data released today at 4.20pm, there were 319 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the previous 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total rose to 45,441 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the previous seven days there were 3,922 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there had been 592 new cases in the previous 24 hours, meaning the number of people who had tested positive in Wiltshire was 88,515. This meant that in the previous seven days there had been been 6,125 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 10 January, 14,617,314 people had tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This was a rise of 142,224 positive tests in the past 24 hours.

As of 5pm on 9 January, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 150,230 had died across all settings. This was an increase of 77.

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

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