Excess deaths at home during pandemic likely to reach 100,000, says Hospice UK

The charity Hospice UK has collated figures for the number of people dying in private homes, which they say will reach 100,000 more deaths than you would expect, compared to the five-year average before the pandemic.

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The number of deaths at home will reach 100,000 more than expected, compared to the five-year average before the pandemic, Hospice UK has said. The charity wants the deaths to be included in the independent Covid inquiry, as vsmacdonald reports.

The charity Hospice UK has collated figures for the number of people dying in private homes, which they say will reach 100,000 more deaths than you would expect, compared to the five-year average before the pandemic.

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The charity wants the number of deaths which took place at home during the pandemic to be included in the independent Covid inquiry. We spoke to one woman about the deaths of both of her parents.