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Some NHS graphs from reader Christopher Bowyer

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Christopher Bowyer has sent me some graphs of the NHS Covid-19 death data. Here’s a graph of NHS England Covid-19 deaths and the delays involved (click to enlarge). A graph of NHS England deaths with Covid-19 by NHS region (reported within 3 days) (click to enlarge). A graph of the same NHS England deaths with […]

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Some useful interactive maps

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One of my blog readers (who goes by the handle ‘It doesn’t add up…’) has done some useful webpages, including this one, which is an interactive map of England and Wales showing the case rates per million for different areas. And here’s Wales in more detail: And here’s another useful one showing days since peak […]

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More week 14 Covid-19 graphs

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A reader of this blog, Christopher Bowyer, sent me some more interesting graphs. First of all we have the age breakdown on Covid-19 deaths by age (click to enlarge): Of course we have to be careful to note that the Covid-19 category includes anyone who dies with Covid-19, not necessarily of Covid-19, so no doubt […]

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Is the lockdown killing people?

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As I said in an earlier post, there were 6082 deaths more than the five-year average for week 14, yet there were only 3475 deaths recorded in the Covid-19 (either from or with) category for week 14. So where did those two-and-a-half thousand deaths come from? Is Covid-19 being under-reported, or are there extra deaths […]

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Respiratory deaths graphs

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Here’s a graph of weekly respiratory deaths for England and Wales up to the end of week 14 (3 April), with the prior five-year average in there for context. The blue line is 2020, the orange line is the five-year average. (Click to enlarge.) Note that the sharp upturn in respiratory deaths in week 14 […]

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Delingpod no. 69, featuring me

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I’ve been interviewed by James Delingpole for his famous Delingpod series of podcasts. Here are some links for it. Apple podcasts. Podbean. YouTube. Ricochet. Thanks to James for having me on! I need to add that I got the numbers wrong for the 1968 Hong Kong flu, the real numbers were 1-4 million deaths worldwide. […]

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ONS week 14 figures out

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The ONS figures for week 14 (England and Wales) are now out. Finally we can see a rise in deaths, many of which can be attributed to Covid-19 (although we don’t know how many have been caused by such things as the cancelled treatments). There are 6000 more than the five-year average (click to enlarge). […]