Office for National Statistics United Kingdom
The data cover England and Wales and were released on Thursday.
Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove holds daily press briefing on the coronavirus outbreak in the UK. It comes after the head of the Office of National Statistics said that the number of weekly deaths are at their highest level since records began.
Health secretary Matt Hancock hosts the daily press briefing on coronavirus. It comes after the Office for National Statistics revealed that coronavirus played a role in 40% more deaths in England and Wales than previously thought.
The statistics, which include people dying outside of hospitals, showed there were 7,996 deaths more than the five-year average.
More than 90% of deaths involved at least one pre-existing condition, the latest report from the Office for National Statistics reveals.
The overall number of deaths registered was the highest weekly total since records began in 2005.