There have been almost 62,000 deaths above what would normally be expected in the UK during the coronavirus outbreak, while deaths involving Covid-19 continue to fall.
Office for National Statistics
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published its latest data for the number of deaths involving coronavirus in England and Wales.
The number of deaths involving coronavirus in the UK reached its lowest weekly level for six weeks in May, new figures show.
Great British Bake-Off winner Nadiya Hussain and Citizen Khan creator Adil Ray have urged Muslims celebrating Eid this weekend to follow the guidance on social distancing.
The number of people moving to the UK long term from non-EU countries has hit a new record high, according to the latest estimates.
London house prices jumped by nearly 5% in the year to March, the fastest rate of annual growth in the capital since 2016, according to official figures.
Coronavirus-related deaths in England and Wales over a seven-day period have fallen by more than a third in the space of a week, new figures show.
Benefit claims in the UK soared by more than 69% in April after the coronavirus lockdown gripped the labour market, official figures reveal.
One in eight households has had no access to a garden during the coronavirus lockdown, figures have shown.
Thousands of excess deaths recorded during the coronavirus crisis could be “collateral damage” caused by the indirect effects of the pandemic, a statistician has suggested.
Millions of workers will still be having their wages paid largely by the state in October as the financial and human cost of the coronavirus crisis continued to mount.
Care home deaths accounted for some 40% of coronavirus-related fatalities registered in England and Wales in the week ending May 1, with at least 10,535 of all deaths to date taking place outside hospitals, figures show.
Union bosses have urged the Government to introduce tough workplace safety rules following concern over figures indicating higher rates of deaths involving Covid-19 in certain occupations.
More than 20,000 “excess” deaths were counted in just one week since the end of March, the highest in two decades, funeral provider Dignity said on Monday.
Care home deaths involving coronavirus have increased by more than a third in the space of a week, with at least 8,828 Covid-19 deaths outside hospital to date, figures show.
Care home deaths linked to coronavirus have increased by more than 2,500 in the space of a week, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Deaths involving coronavirus in the UK were running over 5,000 higher than the Government total earlier this month, new figures show.
The number of knife crimes in England and Wales was the highest on record last year, up 7% on the previous 12 months.
More than 110,000 new claims for Universal Credit were made in Scotland in just over five weeks after the first coronavirus case in the country, new figures showed.
Coronavirus was linked to a third of all deaths in England and Wales in the week up to April 10, with the total number of care home deaths increasing almost six-fold in seven days, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The number of Scots in work grew by 35,000 to a total of 2,689,000 in the three months before coronavirus hit.
UK job vacancies dived in the three months to March as the labour market contracted in the face of the coronavirus, official statisticians have revealed.
A quarter of businesses have temporarily halted trading in response to the coronavirus outbreak, according to new figures.
Health bodies are “working towards” ensuring coronavirus-related deaths in care homes are published daily, the head of Public Health England (PHE) said.
Coronavirus-related deaths in care homes should be published daily, experts have said, as new data showed around 10% of deaths registered up to April 3 in England and Wales were outside hospitals.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published its latest weekly analysis of deaths registered in England and Wales.
Around one in 10 coronavirus-related deaths registered up to April 3 in England and Wales took place outside hospitals, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Self-employed households are more likely than those containing people who work for an employer to have savings which could tide them over a temporary fall in income, new figures suggest.
More than a quarter of businesses have said they were laying off staff in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to new figures.
A total of 210 deaths in England and Wales that occurred up to and including March 20 (and which were registered up to March 25) had coronavirus mentioned on the death certificate, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).