Provide the numbers of deaths of those with Mental Health issues, learning difficulties and Down Syndrome

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Philip Warn BSc

Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

Some two months' ago, at a number ten /COBR televised presentation, Matt Hancock promised to provide the missing figures for deaths from Covid-19 for the three areas of:

1) Learning difficulties

2) Down Syndrome

3) those held/ living in mental health facilities including those sectioned under the Mental Health Acts of 1983 or later.

Why have those deaths missing from the national figures not been issued/provided to the public, the media?

Is this like those who died in care homes been deliberately omitted because they would bring the current deaths in total to well over 60,000 unfortunate people?

Indeed, in addition what exactly is the daily number of deaths form the pandemic since early March 2020?

I as a person insulated at home for the last 105 days or so been badly let down by the NHS and Dorset Council in that I had to do an awful lot of telephoning around, contacting my MP Chris Chope, my local Dorset Councillors etc, to even get put on the vulnerable persons lists, getting food drops just (2) and getting put on the list for my Tesco food supplies.

Yours faithfully,

Philip Warn BSc
01202 872024

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Dear Mr Warn,

Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response
to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1238044  ) 

Yours sincerely,

 Dorothy Crowe 

Freedom of Information team
Department of Health and Social Care

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