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Coronavirus deaths in England and Wales up 53% on last week, ONS data shows

Written by on 27/10/2020

Weekly deaths linked to coronavirus have risen in England and Wales for the sixth week in a row – with a jump of 53% on last week, according to the Office for National Statistics.

A total of 670 deaths were registered in the week ending 16 October with COVID-19 mentioned on the death certificate – compared with 438 the week before.

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