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Coronavirus: Death

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 146780, tabled on 1 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS workers have died from covid-19 (a) in total and (b) since 1 January 2021.

Answered on

20 April 2021

The Office for National Statistics’ data for deaths involving COVID-19 for healthcare workers in England showed that there were 380 deaths registered between 9 March to 28 December 2020 in England, of those aged 20-64 years old, using their last known occupation. The definition of healthcare workers used will include not only those employed in the National Health Service but also wider healthcare sector workers.