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Incorrect data for Northern Ireland and the UK was published in the 'Covid-19 - Daily occurrences' tab. This has now been updated, we apologise for any inconvenience caused.
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The number of death involving COVID-19 for Scotland was incorrectly published as 222 instead of 224. This has been updated in figure 8 and the reference tables, along with the UK figures.
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Please note historical data within the "Covid-19 - Weekly occurrences tab" has been updated.
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Important notes and usage information

  • The number of deaths registered in England and Wales was affected by the Good Friday Bank Holiday; 8,201 deaths were registered in England and Wales in the week ending 2 April 2021 (Week 13), 1,844 fewer deaths than the previous week (Week 12); trends in this week's release should be interpreted with caution due to the bank holiday.

  • In Week 13, the number of deaths registered in England and Wales was 19.0% below the five-year average (1,929 fewer deaths); this is the fourth consecutive week that deaths have been below the five-year average; because of the movement of Easter, Good Friday does not always fall in Week 13 so may not be included in the average

  • We estimate that the number of deaths actually occurring (rather than registered) in Week 13 in England and Wales was between 8,669 and 11,301.

  • Of the deaths registered in Week 13 in England and Wales,400 mentioned “novel coronavirus (COVID-19)”, a decrease of 319 deaths compared with Week 12.

  • In Week 13, deaths involving COVID-19 accounted for 4.9% of all deaths in England and Wales, compared with 7.2% in Week 12.

  • Of the 400 deaths involving COVID-19 in Week 13 in England and Wales, 308 had this recorded as the underlying cause of death (77.0%).

  • Of the 1,121 deaths that involved Influenza and Pneumonia, 237 had this recorded as the underlying cause of death (21.1%).

  • In England, the total number of registered deaths decreased from 9,381 (Week 12) to 7,706 (Week 13), trends in this week's release should be interpreted with caution In Week 13, the number of deaths registered involving COVID-19 decreased in all English regions compared with Week 12, with the largest decreases recorded in the East Midlands (53 fewer deaths each).

  • In Wales, the total number of deaths registered decreased from 651 (Week 12) to 483 (Week 13); trends in this week's release should be interpreted with caution In Wales, the number of deaths registered involving COVID-19 decreased from 32 (Week 12) to 15 (Week 13).

  • The number of deaths registered in the UK in the week ending 2 April 2021 was 9,458, which was 2,088 fewer than the five-year average; of deaths registered in the UK in Week 13, 450 deaths involved COVID-19 (350 lower than in Week 12).

This table includes provisional counts of the number of deaths registered in England and Wales, by age, sex and region, in the latest weeks for which data are available. Includes the most up-to-date figures available for deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19).

For information on data quality, legislation and procedures relating to mortality statistics, please see our User guide to mortality statistics.

For mortality data for other UK countries please see statistics on deaths in Scotland and statistics on deaths in Northern Ireland.