UK ‘back to normal’ death rate

The number of deaths recorded in the UK over a week fell below the five-year average for the first time since mid-March.

The reduction reflects a decline in coronavirus-related deaths, official data show.

Of the 10,681 deaths recorded in the week through June 19, 849 (8%) mentioned coronavirus.

This is the lowest number of deaths involving the pandemic virus since the week ending March 13.

The number of deaths recorded until June 19 was eight below the five-year average for that week.

Weekly deaths graphic

The figures for England and Wales show that deaths in nursing homes and hospitals were also less than the five-year average – 49 and 782 deaths, respectively.

The number of deaths at home was 827 higher than the five-year average.

Of all deaths involving coronaviruses since the outbreak began and until June 19 in England and Wales:

The figures for England and Wales show that deaths in nursing homes and hospitals were also less than the five-year average – 49 and 782 deaths, respectively.

The number of deaths at home was 827 higher than the five-year average.

Of all deaths involving coronaviruses since the outbreak began and until June 19 in England and Wales:

The figures for England and Wales show that deaths in nursing homes and hospitals were also less than the five-year average – 49 and 782 deaths, respectively.

The number of deaths at home was 827 higher than the five-year average.

Of all deaths involving coronaviruses since the outbreak began and until June 19 in England and Wales:

  • 63.5% occurred in the hospital
  • 29.7% in nursing homes
  • 4.6% in private homes
  • 1.4% in hospices

The total number of excess deaths in the UK since the coronavirus outbreak started is 65,132.

UK deaths graphic

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