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Coronavirus (COVID-19) roundup: 06 October 2020

ONS published the latest figures on deaths involving COVID-19 in England and Wales. The main points include:

  • There were 215 deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) in England and Wales in the week ending 25 September 2020, the highest weekly figure since the week ending 24 July 2020

  • However, this remains far below numbers seen earlier in the pandemic, and accounts for just 2.2% of all deaths in the latest week

  • Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 52,856 COVID-19 deaths registered in England and Wales, up to 25 September 2020 (29,106 men and 23,750 women)

Read the ONS roundup