NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 – an additional 166 deaths since yesterday, bringing the total to 25,079.
Prof Carl Heneghan and Dr Jason Oke, Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine and Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, said:
“Today’s reported figure is 166 deaths in hospitals in England: 143 (86%) of these were in the last week.
“For comparison: the reported deaths in hospitals in England on the same weekday were:
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