//Excess deaths, mixed news, lack of data

Excess deaths, mixed news, lack of data

More data still required on the nature of the excess deaths

UK Zoe data

The report and the data files

https://console.cloud.google.com/storage/browser/covid-public-data

1.48% in England (1 in 65 people)

1.49% in Wales (1 in 65 people)

1.86% in Northern Ireland (1 in 55 people)

1.59% in Scotland (1 in 65 people)

Less than 4 in 10 patients in hospital in England with COVID-19 in October 2022 were being treated primarily for COVID-19

Deaths and excess deaths

Week ending 18 November 2022

471 deaths involving COVID-19 registered in the UK

Deaths involving COVID-19 accounted for 3.6% of all deaths in the UK

(a fall from 4.4% in the previous week)

A total of 13,236 deaths were registered in the UK

7.7% above the five-year average

(941 excess deaths)

The rate of death involving COVID-19 was higher for those with obesity than those without obesity

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/articles/coronaviruscovid19/latestinsights

Those who reported symptoms with their first infection were less likely to be reinfected

2.1 million people in the UK were experiencing self-reported long COVID as of 1 October 2022