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Almost 20,000 care home residents have died with coronavirus – ONS

Almost 20,000 care home residents in England and Wales have died with coronavirus either at their care home or in hospital, official figures show.Death certificates for 19,394 residents mentioned novel coronavirus between March 2 and June 12, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.Covid-19 accounted for 29% of the deaths of care home residents over this period and a fifth of all deaths of care home residents this year.We ve also published an update on deaths involving #COVID19 in the care sector looking at all deaths among care home residents in England and Wales, up to 12 June (registered up to 20 June 2020) https://t.co/UtWFOrlsePpic.twitter.com/P2WKOBVtfQ Office for National Statistics (ONS) (@ONS) July 3, 2020The latest data includes all care home residents who died with coronavirus either at their care home or in hospital.This pushes the overall care home resident death figure 32% higher than the 14,658 deaths in care homes reported by the ONS on Tuesday.Three quarters of residents died in their care home while a quarter died in hospital, the figures show.(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[ GoogleAnalyticsObject ]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document, script , //www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js , ga ); ga( create , UA-72310761-1 , auto , { name : pacontentapi }); ga( pacontentapi.set , referrer , location.origin); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension1 , By Jemma Crew and Ian Jones, PA ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension2 , 7ed7511c-1ab3-497a-8b9e-72a3e0ee5974 ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension3 , paservice:news,paservice:news:uk ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension6 , story ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension7 , composite ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension8 , null); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension9 , null); ga( pacontentapi.set , anonymizeIp , true); ga( pacontentapi.send , pageview , { location : location.href, page : (location.pathname + location.search + location.hash), title : Almost 20,000 care home residents have died with coronavirus u2013 ONS });


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