UK Covid death toll has passed 175,000, says ONS

Figure of 176,035 differs significantly from government’s official count – which exceeded 150,000 at weekend

Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage

The UK’s main statistical body has reported more than 175,000 deaths involving Covid since the start of the pandemic.

The ONS has reported 176,035 deaths where Covid was mentioned on the death certificate since March 2020. The figure differs significantly from the government’s official count – which exceeded 150,000 deaths over the weekend – which requires patients to have had a positive test within 28 days before their death.

Continue reading…

Read More

Coronavirus, Office for National Statistics, UK news UK news | The Guardian

Share your love

Leave a Reply