ONS says that more men dying with Covid-19 than women – despite gap closing during summer.
Analysis of figures by the ONS show more men than women are dying with Covid-19 despite the gap closing during last summer as deaths fell. The Office of National Statistics found that overall there has been an almost 18 percent difference in the total number of Covid-19-related deaths for men (63,700) and women (53,000) between March 2020 and January 2021. Meanwhile, Independent reports a study found the variant of Covid-19 first detected in Kent may be up to twice as deadly as previous strains.
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