October 7 Update: Swindon records 51 new covid cases
By Barrie Hudson - 7 October 2021
The latest report from NHS England has revealed that no further deaths from covid have been reported at Great Western Hospital. It has been two days since the last such deaths were reported. This means the coronavirus death toll at Great Western Hospital since the start of the outbreak remains at 354. These figures are correct up to 4pm yesterday.
According to the data released today at 4.11pm, there were 51 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the previous 24 hours in Swindon, meaning the total rose to 22,882 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak. In the previous seven days there were 432 new confirmed cases in Swindon. In Wiltshire there had been 231 new cases in the previous 24 hours, meaning the number of people who had tested positive in Wiltshire was 40,513. This meant that in the previous seven days there had been been 1,739 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 7 October, 8,046,390 people had tested positive for coronavirus in the UK. This was a rise of 40,701 positive tests in the past 24 hours.
As of 5pm on 6 October, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK who died within 28 days of their test, 137,417 had died across all settings. This was an increase of 122.
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