Coronavirus (COVID-19) roundup: 9 March 2021
09 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.