Right this moment’s figures from the ONS (see 9.48am) imply the variety of deaths immediately involving coronavirus within the UK has now handed 54,000.
As PA Media reviews, the ONS new figures present that 48,866 deaths involving Covid-19 had occurred in England and Wales as much as June 12 (and had been registered by June 20).
Figures printed final week by the Nationwide Data for Scotland confirmed that 4,070 deaths involving Covid-19 had been registered in Scotland as much as June 14.
The most recent figures from the Northern Eire Statistics and Analysis Company, additionally printed final week, confirmed 802 deaths involving Covid-19 had occurred in Northern Eire as much as June 12 (and had been registered as much as June 17).
Collectively these figures imply that thus far 53,738 deaths have been registered within the UK the place Covid-19 was talked about on the dying certificates, together with suspected instances.
As PA Media reviews, between June 13 and June 21, an extra 317 hospital sufferers who had examined optimistic for Covid-19 died in England, in accordance with NHS England; whereas an extra 29 individuals in hospital and care houses who had examined optimistic for Covid-19 died in Wales, in accordance with Public Well being Wales.
And in Northern Eire, an extra 5 individuals who had examined optimistic for Covid-19 died between June 13 and June 21, in accordance with the Northern Eire Division of Well being.
These add as much as an extra 351 deaths which have occurred since June 13, and along with the full determine of 53,738 registered deaths, means the general Covid-19 dying toll for the UK is now simply over 54,000, at 54,089.
The headline UK dying figures printed by the Division of Well being and Social Care each afternoon (which yesterday recorded a cumulative whole of 42,647 deaths) solely embrace deaths the place the individual examined optimistic for coronavirus. The ONS figures are extra complete as a result of they embrace all deaths the place coronavirus was talked about on the dying certificates.
The whole variety of extra deaths within the UK linked to coronavirus is greater than 64,000. This determine contains not simply deaths immediately attributed to coronavirus, however different deaths occurring as a consequence of the pandemic (for instance, as a result of somebody who may usually have gone to A&E had it not been for the coronavirus died at house).