Confirmed v assumed covid 19 deaths in England

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Dear Office for National Statistics,

Between 5th March and 30th April 2020, with regards to the stated total number of COVID 19 related deaths could you please confirm the following:

1. Total number of deaths of people who were given a test and had a positive result for COVID 19 (not simply assumed and recorded on a death certificate)

2. Total number of deaths of people who were not given a test or had a negative result but still had COVID 19 recorded on death certificate.

Yours faithfully,

Ian

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Our Reference: FOI/2020/0455

 

Dear Ian,

 

Thank you for your email requesting data pertaining to COVID-19 deaths
where the deceased has tested positive.

 

I am writing to confirm that the Office for National Statistics has now
completed its search for the information which you requested and the
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