Interactive map reveals 99.5% of all districts in England and Wales have suffered Covid victims

Only a handful of areas in England and Wales have escaped without suffering any coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began, official figures revealed today.

Office for National Statistics data showed only 36 out of 7,209 districts — or 0.5 per cent — had not recorded a single Covid-linked fatality by the end of January. Most of the areas that escaped lightly were scattered around the South West.

For comparison, in the worst-hit postcode in Sheffield there were 72 Covid fatalities, and in an area of Hastings there were 62 victims.

The figures — unveiled today in an interactive map — revealed January was the second deadliest month on record, with 68,796 fatalities from all causes in England and Wales. It was topped only by April last year (88,153), when the country was in the grips of the first wave.

Covid was the leading cause of death in January, the ONS said. The disease was listed on 27,307 death certificates — roughly four times as many as dementia, which was the second biggest killers.

The virus has had a disproportionate impact on cities and deprived areas in the country compared to some rural communities, where the virus has struggled to take hold. Experts say packed living quarters, wealth inequalities and the emergence of the more infectious Kent variant are all to blame for the disparities.

Britain has suffered one of the worst death tolls from Covid in the world since the pandemic began. This has been linked to discharging people potentially infected with the virus to care homes in the first wave, the Kent strain and delays in implementing policies to contain outbreaks.  

January 2021 was the second deadliest month on record in England after 68,796 deaths were recorded from all causes. The deadliest month is April when the country was in the grips of the first wave

January 2021 was the second deadliest month on record in England after 68,796 deaths were recorded from all causes. The deadliest month is April when the country was in the grips of the first wave

January 2021 was the second deadliest month on record in England after 68,796 deaths were recorded from all causes. The deadliest month is April when the country was in the grips of the first wave

Mortality rates due to coronavirus surged in March and during December and January, after cases also spiked

Mortality rates due to coronavirus surged in March and during December and January, after cases also spiked

Mortality rates due to coronavirus surged in March and during December and January, after cases also spiked

The ONS data was ordered by Middle Layer Super Output Area, which they said is roughly the same as postcode areas – although in some cases it has amalgamated several of them.

The worst-hit area since the pandemic began was Crabtree and Fir Vale in Sheffield. The city’s director of public health has said the high toll was linked to its ‘high concentration’ of care homes. There are six in the area.

The head of public health intelligence at Sheffield council, Louise Brewins, told a meeting in June: ‘More than two thirds of those deaths (from Covid) have been associated with care homes in that area rather than the wider community. She added: ‘Of the people who have died, over 95 per cent had one or more long term conditions as well as being elderly.’ 

Link hienalouca.com

Advertising:

Tips to Find Low Priced Luxury Holiday Package Deals Fast

For most families, it has already been a common practice to spend the Holiday season in a foreign location. This is caused by the aviation market changes which have given a lot of benefits for people who travel a lot. Airfares going to different tourist destinations are becoming more inexpensive. What does this mean? If there is a perfect time to purchase luxury holiday package deals, now it the right time! Based on the market trend nowadays, you can save both money and time when you go for a luxury holiday. There are countless offers that combine travel and accommodation in one package which is a lot cheaper than getting separate deals. Aside from that, it is also risky to individually book the services that you need for the vacation. You might end up missing out on some important details of the trip. Unlike when you take advantage of luxury holiday package deals, you can be sure that everything is organized meticulously and according to what you really need. Nonetheless, you would still need to carefully select the package that would fit your needs. Review the following tips in getting packages that are reasonably priced. · Normally, luxury tour packages include accommodation, flight travel and transportation to individual tourist destinations. It would be best to choose the complete package so you won’t have to worry about other vacation elements. In addition to that, these are the packages that have the biggest discounts. · You can get big mark down prices, if you will purchase more packages. It is not a bad idea to share the wonderful moment with your loved ones. By doing so, you would not only enjoy, you will also save more money. You can even use your savings for other activities on your vacation. · It would be best to know how much you are willing to pay for the luxury tour packages. You can already work around your budget. You have to stick to your budget. If not, you might end up spending a lot and you will be left with less money for your vacation. · Prices may vary depending on the destination of the tour. You can do a research about places that are attractive yet inexpensive. There are thousands of destinations and you just have to choose wisely. · There are packages that include recreational activities. This means that you are paying for all the activities when you purchase these packages. The right thing to do is to make sure that the activities that are included would be the ones that you really enjoy. There is no sense in paying for activities that will not really make your vacation memorable. If you are going with friends, you should also consider their preferences so that you can be sure that everyone will enjoy the trip. There are other ways on how you can be sure that you are getting the best deal for your luxury holiday vacation. No matter how you choose to do it, you have to get adequate information about the packages. This will help you determine whether it is worth the price.

(Total views: 24 Time, 1 visits per day)

Leave a Reply