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huffingtonpost - 1 month ago

Almost 20,000 Care Home Residents Have Died With Covid-19

Nearly 20,000 deaths of care home residents in England and Wales have involved Covid-19, new figures show.A total of 19,394 deaths that occurred between March 2 and June 12 had Covid-19 mentioned on the death certificate, whether as an underlying cause or not.Of these, 16,305 (84%) were classified as confirmed Covid-19 and 3,089 (16%) were classified as suspected Covid-19.The figures have been published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and refer to all deaths of care home residents, whether the death occurred inside a care home or in another setting, such as a hospital. This is a breaking news story and will be updated. Follow HuffPost UK on Twitter here, and on Facebook here.Related... Homeless Migrants Are Now Being Moved Out Of Emergency Accommodation, Says Charity Why ‘Super Saturday’ May Not Feel So Super For The NHS And Public Health U-Turn Over Plan To Force Everyone In Pubs To Give Their Name

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