Nearly 10,000 more coronavirus deaths than in England, according to statistics from the ONS


There have been nearly 10,000 additional coronavirus deaths in England compared to the end of May, according to new data from the Bureau for National Statistics.

The latest available data bring the total number of Covid-19-related deaths in the UK to 51,089, including suspected cases.

New figures show that the number of deaths as of May 29 and recorded on June 6 was 44,110, 9,474 more than the current number of DHSCs.

Of all the deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales recorded up to May 29, 64% (29,227 deaths) occurred in the hospital.

In addition, 29% (13,460 deaths) occurred in nursing homes, of which 5% (2,070) were in private homes, 1% (612) were in hospices, 0.4% (204) were in nursing homes. other municipal establishments and 0.4%. (175) elsewhere.

Latest figures bring unofficial death toll to over 51,000 (AP)

The total number of deaths from the pandemic could reach 63,500 – the number of “excessive deaths” above the average of the previous five years that have occurred in the United Kingdom since the start of the epidemic.

In England and Wales there were 57,961 additional deaths between March 21 and May 29 and 45,408 of them – 78% – stated Covid-19 on the death certificate.

Currently, the official death toll from coronaviruses in the UK is 40,597 in hospitals, nursing homes and the wider community.

However, the real figure is believed to be higher due to a lack of testing in nursing homes at the start of the epidemic.

But ONS figures have shown a continuing decline in the number of deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales.

Of the deaths recorded in the week before May 29, 1,822 mentioned the coronavirus – the lowest figure in the past eight weeks, and 767 fewer than the week before.

Among them, 115 were in the capital. The Northwest recorded the highest number of Covid-19 deaths, with 282.

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