COVID-19: Death Data in England – Daily Update

July 12, 2020

Jason Oke, Susannah Fleming, Carl Heneghan

Updated daily: NHS England releases data at 2 pm each day and reports daily count up to the previous day as well as a total figure. We wrote about the problems with reconciling the different data here:


The Data on hospital trusts on this page was removed on the 5 November as it has not been updated since July and was therefore out of date. It is currently under review.


Jason Oke is a Senior Statistician at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences and Module Coordinator for Statistical Computing with R and Stata (EBHC Med Stats), and Introduction to Statistics for Health Care Research (EBHC), as part of the Evidence-Based Health Care Programme.

Susannah Fleming is Senior quantitative researcher at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. teaches on the MSc in EBHC Medical Statistics, and co-ordinates the module in Essential Medical Statistics.

Carl Heneghan is Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine and Director of Studies for the Evidence-Based Health Care Programmes (Full bio and disclosure statement here)

Disclaimer the article has not been peer-reviewed; it should not replace individual clinical judgement, and the sources cited should be checked. The views expressed in this commentary represent the views of the authors and not necessarily those of the host institution, the NHS, the NIHR, or the Department of Health and Social Care. The views are not a substitute