New coronavirus map reveals number of deaths and worst hit areas in Welwyn Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 18:08 01 May 2020 | UPDATED: 18:08 01 May 2020

Data from ONS show the number of coronavirus related deaths and their locations.  PICTURE: Archant

Data from ONS show the number of coronavirus related deaths and their locations. PICTURE: Archant

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New data from the Office for National Statistics show the number of deaths related to coronavirus in Welwyn Hatfield.

There were a total of 45 coronavirus related deaths in Welwyn Hatfield out of 173 deaths.

The data, taken between March 1 and April 17, shows both the number of deaths and rate per 100,000 in local authorities.

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There were 90,232 deaths occurring in England and Wales that were registered by April 18; 20,283 of these deaths involved the coronavirus.

When adjusting for size and age structure of the population, there were 36.2 deaths involving COVID-19 per 100,000 people in England and Wales.

For Welwyn Hatfield there were 41.3 deaths involving COVID-19 per 100,000, slightly above average.

However London had the highest age-standardised mortality rate with 85.7 deaths per 100,000 persons involving COVID-19; this was significantly higher than any other region.


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