NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 – an additional 116 deaths since yesterday, bringing the total to 25,866.
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 116 deaths in hospitals in England. Our analysis at: https://www.cebm.net/covid-19/covid-19-death-data-in-england-update-26th-may/
“For comparison: the reported deaths in hospitals in England on the same weekday were:
“There were 11 (8.4%) Hospital Trusts** with no deaths reported in the last 7 days, and 58 (44.3%) reported no deaths in the last 48 hours.
“**The sample includes 131 Type 1 A&E departments that are consultant-led 24-hour service with full resuscitation facilities and designated accommodation for the reception of accident and emergency patients.”
All our previous output on this subject can be seen at this weblink: