Reference 2020-588

REF:       2020-588      

Subject:   COViD Deaths      

          

Request:

Please could you tell me how many patients have died directly from covid 19 from may 2020 until dec 2020. And could you please provide me with the figures for the number of patients who died from flu and other respiratory illnesses from may 2019 till dec 2019.

 

Response:

 

Please could you tell me how many patients have died directly from covid 19 from may 2020 until dec 2020. Section 21 – information already reasonably accessible

This exemption applies if the information requested is already accessible to the requester.

 

We are counting COVID-19 deaths as per the national guidance.  The figure is published daily and can be found via the link below:

 

https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/covid-19-daily-deaths/

 

The link to the Trust level data is available in the daily spreadsheet in the section titled ‘COVID-19 all announced deaths’.

And could you please provide me with the figures for the number of patients who died from flu and other respiratory illnesses from may 2019 till dec 2019. 283