Pre-Existing Conditions and Hospitals

On Boxing Day, columnist Paul Embery wrote on social media:

The number of Covid-related deaths in England involving individuals under the age of 60 and free from a pre-existing condition is 377. This is for the entire period of the pandemic.

Julia Hartley-Brewer, a talkRADIO presenter, added:

Just 377 healthy people under 60 have died of Covid. That’s not a typo. There are no zeros…

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Anthony B. Masters

Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.