When is a pandemic no longer a pandemic, nor even an epidemic?

A cold, hard look at the facts – When should we simply get on with life?

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The current Covid facts – a Facts4EU.Org analysis of the latest official data

On the average day in the five years from 2015-2019 (pre-Covid), 1,659 people in the United Kingdom died. They died each day from a wide range of causes, the most numerous being cancer, dementia/Alzheimers, and heart disease.

This report looks at Covid-related deaths over the past two months, in relation to total deaths from all causes.

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The pandemic and epidemic by the numbers

  • Five-year daily average of UK deaths (all causes) : 1,659
  • Last two months daily average of UK ‘Covid deaths’ : 24
  • That’s 1.4% of the normal daily average of all deaths

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  • Last seven days daily average of UK ‘Covid deaths’ : 6
  • That’s only 0.36% of the normal daily average of all deaths

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For the last two months UK daily deaths (all causes incl. Covid) have been well below the five-year average.
There is currently no ‘excess mortality’ as a result of Covid-19.

Covid-19 deaths in proportion

On average in the last two months (24 March-23 May 2021) in the United Kingdom, 24 people died each day of some cause where Covid was mentioned on the death certificate. It could have been stated as the cause, underlying cause, or because the deceased had tested positive in the last 28 days, or because the doctor thought Covid might be involved but where there was no positive test result.

In the latest seven days the average daily number of deaths in the United Kingdom, in some way linked to Covid-19, was six. That’s 0.36% of the daily average of all UK deaths over the past five years. If the daily average of Covid-linked deaths over the last two months is used, the percentage is 1.4%.

Put another way, on average in the last seven days in the UK, 1,653 people will have died each day from non-Covid causes, with only six more linked in some way to Covid-19. Despite this, hundreds of billions are still being spent on Covid, and impositions look likely to continue.

NOTE: As ever we must state that any death, from any cause, is tragic for all involved. This report is not about individual deaths. It concerns overall numbers and the proportionality of any response for society as a whole. We have simply provided some key, basic facts to allow readers to make informed decisions.


A daily average of six Covid-related, UK-wide deaths, compared to a daily average of 1,653 deaths from all other causes. This is a very stark fact.

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[ Sources: Office for National Statistics | Johns Hopkins University | Our World in Data ] Politicians and journalists can contact us for details, as ever.

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