Once again we had three experts who have looked through the ONS stats on COVID19-related deaths which are published every Tuesday morning and were available to give journalists their take on the stats at this afternoon briefing. Journalists joined this virtual briefing to hear their assessment of and thoughts about the stats, and to ask stats questions.
Prof Sir David Spiegelhalter, Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, University of Cambridge
Prof Carl Heneghan, Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, and Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford
Dr Jason Oke, Senior Statistician at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford