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Coronavirus UK news – Vaccines for over-18s within weeks as Britain hits ZERO daily covid deaths despite Indian variant

PROPORTION OF DEATHS INVOLVING COVID-19 AT LOWEST LEVEL FOR EIGHT MONTHS

The proportion of deaths involving coronavirus in England and Wales is at its lowest level for more than eight months, figures show.

There were 9,860 deaths from all causes registered in the week ending May 21, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Of these, 1.1% (107 deaths) had “novel coronavirus” mentioned on the death certificate.

The last time the proportion was so low was in the week ending September 11, when the virus accounted for 1% of deaths.

At the peak of the second wave, in the week ending January 29, Covid-19 accounted for 45.7% of registered deaths.

The latest figure is the lowest number of deaths involving coronavirus since the week ending September 11, and a fall of 29% from the previous week.

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