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Coronavirus: Death

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 92666, tabled on 21 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information the Government holds on the number of deaths from covid-19 occurring within twenty-eight days of receipt of a covid-19 negative test result.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

12 October 2020

Public Health England (PHE) does not collect the data requested.

The PHE weekly COVID-19 surveillance report publishes mortality surveillance for England.

The most recent weekly COVID-19 surveillance report can be found at the following link:

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