UK's COVID-19 hidden death toll explained as care homes 'abandoned by government'
The Office for National Statistics has released new figures showing 21% of all deaths in England and Wales in the week up until 3rd Aril were caused by the virus. In that week 5,979 death certificates mentioned COVID-19, however, it was reported only 5,186 people died in hospital in this time.
This means 15% more people died from the deadly bug than first reported, which suggests that real UK death figures today may be around 13,000 if the trend of non-hospital deaths continued.
Read more: UK coronavirus death toll may be 15% higher than reported as shock figures reveal fatalities outside hospitals - https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/11392082/uk-coronavirus-deaths-higher-hospitals/
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Published 4 months ago
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