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Coronavirus: Death

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 49064, tabled on 14 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many deaths recorded within 28 days of positive covid-19 test occurred on each day from (a) 1 August 2020 to 13 September 2020 and (b) on the corresponding days in 2021.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

22 September 2021

The information requested is shown in the following table.

Date of Death

2020

2021

1 August

9

73

2 August

8

65

3 August

14

66

4 August

10

70

5 August

3

85

6 August

9

79

7 August

7

85

8 August

11

65

9 August

8

68

10 August

11

68

11 August

10

79

12 August

6

91

13 August

7

86

14 August

6

79

15 August

11

70

16 August

4

69

17 August

12

93

18 August

7

78

19 August

2

91

20 August

8

101

21 August

7

87

22 August

6

102

23 August

13

94

24 August

5

102

25 August

11

86

26 August

11

102

27 August

8

104

28 August

8

99

29 August

5

103

30 August

6

88

31 August

7

92

1 September

2

92

2 September

8

100

3 September

6

118

4 September

6

107

5 September

12

106

6 September

8

113

7 September

13

107

8 September

9

96

9 September

9

107*

10 September

12

74*

11 September

10

55*

12 September

18

56*

13 September

14

13*

Source: UK Coronavirus Dashboard - Number of deaths of people who had had a positive test result for COVID-19 and died within 28 days of the first positive test. Data extracted 14 September 2021. https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/details/deaths?areaType=nation%26areaName=England#card-deaths_within_28_days_of_positive_test_by_date_of_death

Note:

*As the above data is based on date of death, data for the most recent days are subject to reporting delay as death reports can take several days to be submitted to Public Health England following the death of a person.

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