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Coronavirus (COVID-19) roundup: 27 April 2020

Yesterday ONS published some findings from adhoc releases on weekly deaths, households with unrelated adults, tourism, and households with people aged 65 years and over. Some of the main points include:

  • Deaths at hospitals and care homes in Week 15 (3 to 10 April 2020) were 74% and 126% higher than their respective five-year averages.
  • Around 1.1 million people were house-sharing with three or more unrelated adults in 2019.
  • There are around 8.8 million households containing someone aged 65 years and over.
  • An estimated 1.4 million people were directly employed in tourism in 2019.

Read the ONS roundup