More than 106,000 deaths involving Covid-19 have now occurred in the UK, new figures show.
A total of 99,813 deaths have so far been registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, according to the latest reports from the UK’s statistics agencies.
This includes 90,720 deaths in England and Wales up to January 8, which were confirmed by the ONS on Tuesday.
Since these statistics were compiled, a further 6,447 deaths have occurred in England, plus 146 in Scotland, 260 in Wales and 181 in Northern Ireland, according to additional data published on the Government’s coronavirus dashboard.
Together, these totals mean that so far 106,847 deaths involving Covid-19 have taken place in the UK.
– One in 10 Welsh households likely to have had Covid antibodies in December
The ONS also estimated one in 10 people in private households in Wales are likely to have tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies in December 2020, up from one in 19 in November.
In Scotland the estimate is one in 11 in December, up from one in 15 in November.
In Northern Ireland the estimate is one in 13, up from one in 29.