CMI: Return of excess deaths increasingly evident

Nearly 600 excess deaths were recorded between 24 and 30 July

Hope William-Smith
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CMI: Return of excess deaths increasingly evident

The number of deaths registered in England and Wales in week 30 of 2021 is equivalent to 6% more deaths than expected if compared with 2019, according to the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).

Week 30 (24 to 30 July) this year saw a continued increase in excess deaths recorded by the CMI's mortality monitor, which has tracked week-by-week figures since the start of the pandemic. These figures,...

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