Excess winter deaths rose by nearly a fifth 2019-20

Excess winter deaths rose by nearly a fifth 2019-20

The surplus of winter deaths has increased by nearly 20% in 2019-2020 compared to the previous winter, new figures show. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said there were an estimated 28,300 additional winter deaths in England and Wales in the winter of 2019-2020. This…

Number of Covid deaths in a week above 2,000 for first time since May

Number of Covid deaths in a week above 2,000 for first time since May

The number of deaths related to Covid-19 recorded every week in England and Wales has risen above 2,000 for the first time since May. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), in the week ending Nov. 13, a total of 2,466 deaths were recorded…

Matt Hancock doesn’t think Christmas gatherings will lead to deaths

Matt Hancock doesn’t think Christmas gatherings will lead to deaths

Health Minister Matt Hancock has said he does not think allowing families over Christmas will lead to more deaths from the coronavirus. When he appeared on Good Morning Britain, Mr Hancock said there must be a balance between people wanting to see their families at…

Italy daily coronavirus deaths jump to 731 – its highest toll since April

Italy daily coronavirus deaths jump to 731 - its highest toll since April

Italy has recorded the highest daily Covid-19 death toll since April – when it first came into the grip of the virus. Another 731 coronavirus-related deaths added to Italy’s death toll today. The figure is the highest since April 3, when the country was completely…

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