Coronavirus: Death

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 15th October 2020.

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Photo of Charles Walker Charles Walker Chair, Administration Committee, Chair, Administration Committee

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the accuracy of the finding of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, published on 9 October 2020, that the average age of death from covid-19 is 82.4 years; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

The information requested falls under the remit of the UK Statistics Authority. I have therefore asked the Authority to respond.

UKSA response PQ101992 (pdf, 69.4KB)

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