The Data Dive: Death rates decrease in COVID-19 cases

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    As the COVID-19 vaccination programme surpasses 15 million, the case fatality rate continues to fall.

    Sky’s Ed Conway takes a closer look at what effect the vaccine rollout is having on COVID cases and deaths.

    We breaks down the latest mortality figures and checks how they compare to the first wave.

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