Your figures are wrong. There have been 2957 more excess deaths in October 2020 compared with the five year average in England. Every one of those weeks in 2020 had more excess deaths than the maximum figure for any of those weeks over those 5 years.Hi all,
Some interesting stats out from the ONS this morning:
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No doubt COVID deaths have increased over the past few months, however they seemed to have replaced other causes of death as only 8 excess deaths occurred in October compared with 2019.
Another bit of interesting COVID information is PHE recent preprint on T-cell immunity;
Interesting that acknowledgment of prior immunity to COVID-19 is present in those who have never had the virus, likely through previous exposure to other coronaviruses.
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The data is in this spreadsheet