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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 12h
Replying to @suttoncabbie
Hi Steve, we don’t remove households from the study after any negative tests. If you email your details to covid-19@ons.gov.uk we will investigate this further. Thanks.
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 13h
Replying to @GrumpyPete
Hi Peter, we’ve considered the issue of test sensitivity and specificity, you can read about it here
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 13h
Replying to @StrangeZoe
Hi Zoe, sorry about this, if you email your details to covid-19@ons.gov.uk we will investigate. We do communicate both negative and positive results back although we can’t guarantee that this will be as quick as NHS tests. More info here:
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 13h
Replying to @KittyW888
Hi there, we’ve considered the issue of test sensitivity and specificity, you can read about it here
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 17h
Replying to @mollsp_
Hi Molly, Please contact the team directly with all your details and they should be able to assist you. Their contact details are: Email: incentives.mailbox@ons.gov.uk Phone: 0800 298 5313
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 18h
Replying to @ONS
In the same time period, 17- to 24-year-olds showed higher positivity rates in both the higher and lower rate regions, although the difference from other age groups is much greater in the higher rate regions
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 18h
Replying to @ONS
We’re no longer seeing a difference in positivity rates between those who have and haven’t recently travelled abroad (looking at data from 25 September to 8 October)
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 18h
Replying to @ONS
Urban areas in England have higher positivity rates for than rural areas. 0.7% of the community population in urban areas tested positive, compared with 0.47% testing positive in rural areas, between 27 September and 10 October
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 18h
Replying to @ONS
Around a third of those who tested positive for reported evidence of symptoms at the time of their test (from 28 September to 11 October)
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 18h
Latest estimates show that infections have continued to increase in recent weeks. We’ve provided more analysis on the characteristics and behaviours of those testing positive in England
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 18h
Replying to @DHSCgovuk
ONS figures for date of death are based on deaths registered up to 24 October and may increase as more deaths are registered. reports on date of notification and only include deaths reported up to 5pm the day before
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 18h
For Wales our data show that up to 16 October (registered up to 24 October) 2,717 deaths involved . For the same period ▪️ reported 1,708 COVID-19 death notifications ▪️ reported 1,721 COVID-19 deaths occurrences ➡️
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 18h
Replying to @DHSCgovuk
In England, of all deaths that occurred up to 16 October (registered up 24 October), 51,817 involved . For the same period reported 38,652 COVID-19 death notifications (where the death occurred within 28 days of a positive test)
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 19h
Replying to @ONS
We are no longer producing our comparison of weekly death occurrences article. However, a small section covering England and Wales comparisons is included in our weekly bulletin
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 19h
Replying to @ONS
In Wales, there were 47 deaths registered in Week 42 involving , an increase of ten compared with the 37 deaths registered in Week 41
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 19h
Replying to @ONS
The number of deaths involving increased across all of the nine English regions
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 19h
Replying to @ONS
Of deaths involving registered up to Week 42, 34,709 deaths (63.9%) occurred in hospitals with the remainder mainly occurring in ▪️ care homes (15,819) ▪️ private homes (2,594) ▪️ hospices (767) ➡️
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 19h
Replying to @ONS
Of the 10,534 deaths registered in Week 42, 670 mention on the death certificate (6.4% of all deaths). This has risen by 232 COVID-19 deaths since the previous week (Week 41)
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 19h
The provisional number of deaths registered in England and Wales in the week ending 16 October 2020 (Week 42) was 10,534. This was ▪️ 580 more than Week 41 ▪️ 669 more than the five-year average for Week 42 ➡️
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Office for National Statistics (ONS) 20h
Replying to @suttoncabbie
We apologise for the inconvenience. Please email COVID-19@ons.gov.uk with your unique household reference number. Their team will investigate. You will then receive a call prior to your visit to confirm a suitable time. Thanks ^Nathan
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