Despite a surge of small spikes in the number of deaths in the last month on a week-by-week basis, overall levels remain close to those recorded last year, says the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).
The Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has labelled statistics which show two months of deaths below 2019 levels as “modest”, warning of high excess figures.
The latest update from the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) for week 30 of 2020 shows a sixth successive week of recovering death rates amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Fewer deaths than might usually be expected at this time of year have been recorded in England and Wales for the fourth consecutive week, according to the Continuous Mortality Index (CMI).
There were 7% less deaths registered in week 26 of 2020 than if death rates had been the same as week 26 in 2019, according to the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).
The Continuous Mortality Investigation’s (CMI) mortality monitor has recorded a lower number of week-on-week deaths comparative to 2019 for the first since the outbreak of Covid-19 in the UK.
The latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows excess death rates in England and Wales during the Covid-19 pandemic have remained low for another week.
There is a continued gradual decline in the number of excess weekly deaths in England and Wales three months into the Covid-19 lockdown, according to the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).
The number of excess deaths for week 21 of the year have been very similar to the number of Covid-19 related deaths for the first time since March, according to the Continuous Mortality Index (CMI).
The number of deaths registered for week 20 (9 May to 15 May) of the year in England and Wales is slightly higher than the figure for week 19 due to a backlog of registrations.
The total number of deaths registered last week in England and Wales dropped significantly from the week before but was 1.6 times as many registered at the same time in 2019.
A total of 2.2 times the amount deaths were registered in England and Wales last week when compared to data from 2019, according to the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).
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The number of deaths registered in the UK in the week ending Friday 10 April (week 15) was 77% higher than expected if using the same standardised mortality rates as 2019, says the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).
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