Coronavirus: West Midlands

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 1st September 2020.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people (a) under 50 years old, (b) aged 51 to 65, (c) aged 66 to 75, and (d) aged 76 have (i) tested positive for and (ii) died as a result of covid-19 in (A) Edgbaston constituency, (B) Birmingham City Council area and (C) West Midlands Combined Authority area, by (1) gender, (2) ethnicity, (3) religion, (4) socio-economic group and (5) occupation.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Public Health England collects data on people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and those who have died following a positive test at local authority level.

For Birmingham Upper Tier Local Authority, 5,180 people tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,061 people died following a positive test. These data are as reported at 29 July 2020 on GOV.UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United Kingdom data dashboard which is available at the following link:

https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/

Data are not available in the format requested for the West Midlands Combined Authority area or Edgbaston constituency. Data are also not available in the format requested for breakdowns by age, gender, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic group or occupation for any of the areas requested.

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