Covid-19: England and Wales among highest per capita death tolls
Deaths from all causes 37% higher than expected during first wave of pandemic
This research doesn't mention the global, disproportionate impact on disabled people. Here, two-thirds of all Covid deaths are among disabled people (and there's been a 175% increase in deaths among learning disabled people during Covid).
Fancy that. “countries that fared well went into lockdown early or had effective and robust community-based test and trace programmes in operation throughout the first wave”
‘While Spain, England & Wales, Italy & Scotland witnessed the most per capita deaths, 10 countries saw excess deaths rise by only 5% or less, namely Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Australia & New Zealand.’
Spain, England and Wales suffered highest per capita death tolls of the coronavirus pandemic between mid-Feb and end of May. New research on impact of Covid in 21 industrialised countries