Freedom of information act. Covid-19 related deaths.

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Dear Public Health England,

I have a request under the freedom of information act. In relation to Covid-19 deaths. In which you provided the breakdown of age and ethnicity which will be helpful.

1. How many people have contracted the infectious disease covid-19 from 1st February 2020 to present date.

2. I would like to know how many people have died in all hospitals from covid 19 alone? As in they only died due to covid -19. I can see the figures you published online. But these are deaths within 28 days of a positive covid -19 test. So they could have died from other causes. I just want to know the exact figure from th 1st of February 2020 until 15th of March 2021 or the latest report date you have on record or whichever nearest to the present date. I request to know how many people have died due to covid -19 and nothing else. With a clear breakdown of the age groups
0-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-105, Relating to this question please?

3. The percentage and number of people with ''underlying health conditions'' in the overall total. With a breakdown of the age groups 0-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-105, relating to this question?

4. The percentage and number of those without underlying health conditions in the overall total. With a breakdown of age groups 0-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-105, relating to this question?

I look forward to your response

Yours faithfully,

Franco Bokor LLH.

FOI, Public Health England

OFFICIAL
Dear Franco Bokor,

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Public Accountability Unit
Public Health England
[Public Health England request email]
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OFFICIAL
Dear Franco Bokor,

Please find attached Public Health England's response to your request.

FOI Team
Public Accountability Unit
Public Health England
[Public Health England request email]
www.gov.uk/phe Follow us on Twitter @PHE uk

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