January 14 update: Two further GWH covid deaths as national case total passes 15m
By Barrie Hudson - 14 January 2022
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 12 January and the other on 13 January. It has been three days since the last such deaths were reported. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the start of the outbreak has risen to 411. These figures are correct up to 4pm on 13 January.
According to the data released today at 4pm, there were 380 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the previous 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total rose to 47,034 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the previous seven days there were 2,980 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there had been 527 new cases in the previous 24 hours, meaning the number of people who had tested positive in Wiltshire was 90,918. This meant that in the previous seven days there had been been 4,554 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 14 January, 15,066,395 people had tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This was a rise of 99,652 positive tests in the past 24 hours.
As of 5pm on 13 January, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 151,612 had died across all settings. This was an increase of 270.
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