As has happened for the last few weeks, we had three experts who had kindly offered to look through the ONS stats on COVID19-related deaths after they were published this morning. Journalists joined this virtual briefing to hear the experts assessment of and thoughts about the stats, and answer any 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