How many deaths have taken place outside hospitals?

One in 10 coronavirus-related deaths in England and Wales happened outside hospitals, says the Office for National Statistics.

The 406 deaths were not included in the daily NHS and Department of Health coronavirus figures, which only count hospital deaths.

The number is made up of 217 deaths in care homes, 33 in hospices, 136 in private homes, three in other communal establishments, and 17 elsewhere.

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