Dear Office for National Statistics,
please can you send me all the deaths just from covid 19 in the uk with no other underline issues please
mr michael vale
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Our Reference: FOI/2022/3624
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FOI Reference: FOI/2022/3624
Please can you send me all the deaths just from covid 19 in the UK with no
other underline issues please?
Thank you for your request.
We are responsible for the provision of mortality statistics for England
and Wales. National Records Scotland (NRS) and the Northern Ireland
Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) are responsible for statistics
pertaining to Scotland and Northern Ireland. Therefore, we do not hold the
requested data for the whole of the UK. Should you wish to obtain this
data from NRS and NISRA, they can be contacted
at [email address] and [email address] respectively.
Health conditions are recorded on the death certificate only if the
certifying doctor or coroner believed they made some contribution to the
death, direct or indirect. The death certificate does not include all
health conditions from which the deceased might have suffered if they were
not considered relevant.
The death certificate (Annex A (PDF, 224KB)) used in England and Wales
is compatible with that recommended by WHO. It is set out in two parts.
Part I gives the condition or sequence of conditions leading directly to
death, while Part II gives details of any associated conditions that
contributed to the death but are not part of the causal sequence.
We recommend using our pre-existing conditions methodology to answer this
question as it removes any conditions caused by the underlying cause of
Please see the following previously answered FOI which will answer your
enquiry: Deaths due to COVID-19 in the UK with no pre-existing
conditions by age from March 2020 to January 2022 - Office for National
If this does not meet your needs, we can create a custom output. Special
extracts and tabulations of mortality data for England and Wales are
available to order (subject to legal frameworks, disclosure control,
resources and agreements of costs, where appropriate).
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should be made to: [email address].
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