The number of alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales surged to a record last year, underscoring the toll being taken by the Covid-19 pandemic on health and wellbeing
The Prince met @WelshGuards from divisions including The Prince of Wales’s Company, presented non-operational awards and viewed the Battalion’s new memorial. As members of the COVID Support Force, Welsh Guardsmen set up the first test sites and mobile testing units in England.
More people in England and Wales now dying of flu and pneumonia than Covid for first time since second wave took off
🚨📉 For the past month daily Covid-19 deaths in England and Wales have been lower than the typical number of people dying from the flu
Fewer than 1 in a thousand across UK, in England and in Wales, estimated to have Covid by ONS infection sampling survey...
"I'm afraid that is what you get when you vote for socialists" Commons leader and Conservative MP Jacob Rees Mogg says the Welsh government has created an "unconstitutional" border between England and Wales with its plans for a Covid travel ban
The data also highlight another point I’ve been making: Covid outbreaks are much better understood as happening on a local than national scale. Here are excess deaths across England & Wales. London deaths have almost doubled vs usual. In the South West, uptick is much smaller.
But it’s far from just Ecuador. In several other countries overall excess mortality is much higher than reported Covid deaths. This includes England & Wales (47% more excess deaths than reported Covid deaths), Sweden (40%), Spain (33%), and many others.
The Office for National Statistics says there were 21,284 deaths involving COVID-19 recorded in England and Wales as of 17 April compared with 13,917 deaths in hospital over the same period
Our weekly deaths data show that - of all deaths in England and Wales that occurred up to 10 April (registered up to 18 April), 13,121 involved COVID-19 - Comparatively@DHSCgovuk figures show that 9,288 deaths occurred by 10 April #COVID19 #coronavirus
Our data shows that of all deaths in England and Wales that occurred up to 3 April (registered up to 11 April), 6,235 involved COVID-19 compared with the 4,093 deaths reported on 4 April 2020 by @DHSCgovuk #COVID19 #coronavirus