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Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest insights 12 October 2021

ONS have published data showing deaths involving COVID-19 across the UK fell for the first time since June.

  • In the week ending 1 October 2021, the number of deaths from all causes remained above the average for the corresponding week between 2015 and 2019.

  • Of all deaths registered in that week, 972 involved COVID-19, 138 fewer than the previous week (a 12.4% decrease).

  • Deaths involving COVID-19 accounted for around 1 in 13 deaths (8.0%).

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