As in previous weeks, we had three experts who looked through the ONS stats on COVID19-related deaths after they were published on Tuesday morning, before they gave their take on them to journalists at this briefing. Journalists joined to hear their assessment of and thoughts about the stats, and to ask them any 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