Total number of deaths in hospital were Covid 19 is listed as the sole cause

Yn disgwyl am adolygiad mewnol gan NHS England o'u triniaeth o'r cais hwn.

Dear NHS England,

Please provide me with the total number of deaths in England Hospitals were covid 19/Sars cov2 is listed as the sole cause of death. Please could you provide this total number broken down into two age groups, for age group 0-16 and age group 16 and up. Just the total numbers

Thank you for taking the time to read this request

Yours faithfully, Iain Ashton

Yours faithfully,

Iain Ashton


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Dear Iain Ashton,  

Thank you for your Freedom of Information (FOI) request dated 6 April

Your exact request was:

“Please provide me with the total number of deaths in England Hospitals
were covid 19/Sars cov2 is listed as the sole cause of death. Please could
you provide this total number broken down into two age groups, for age
group 0-16 and age group 16 and up. Just the total numbers.”

NHS England does not hold this information.

NHS England and NHS Improvement publish the number of patients who have
died in hospitals in England and have tested positive for COVID-19 and
whether or not they had a pre-existing condition.

This can be found in the weekly file on our website:


However, these figures don’t state whether or not COVID-19 was the single
cause of death.
The Office of National Statistics (ONS) collect death certificate data
which contains the cause of death for all deaths registered in England:
We hope this information is helpful. However, if you are dissatisfied, you
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Hi have found some of the information I needed on ONS here is link

The information in section 3.Deaths registered by age group was helpfully. I would still like the data or a link to the correct page that shows deaths separated by those who died with lots of pre existing/co morbidities and those who sadly died of Covid 19 with no other comorbidities or other contributing health problems.

Yours sincerely,

Iain Ashton