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Coronavirus (COVID-19) roundup: 9 March 2021

ONS have published analysis of deaths in England and Wales, in the week ending 26 February 2021. 

The main points include:

  • There were 2,914 deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) in England and Wales in that period – the fewest since the week ending 18 December 2020.

  • Deaths from all causes also decreased in the most recent week, although remained above average for this time of year. 

  • The total number of deaths involving COVID-19 in England and Wales has now passed 130,000 (132,090 registrations up to 26 February 2021.

  • Around 74% of all COVID-19 deaths have occurred among people aged 75 years and over.

Read the ONS roundup