In the United Kingdom; Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that come Thursday, mandatory face coverings and Covid passports in public spaces will be dropped.
(Watch Video Below for full announcement)
This announcement comes on the heels of two controversial revelations. The first of which includes a scandal involving the prime minister having “Bring your own booze” parties while knowingly violating coronavirus restrictions in the process. The other lesser known revelation involves a freedom of information request to show how many people died purely from Covid with no other underlying causes.
The report states the following:
FOI Ref: FOI/2021/3240
Please can you advise on deaths purely from covid with no other underlying causes.
Thank you for your request.
We are responsible for the production of mortality data for England and Wales, this is derived from death certificates in the process of death registration.
For mortality figures where COVID-19 was the sole cause of death, please see: Pre-existing conditions of people whose death was recorded with an underlying cause of COVID-19, this dataset can be found in section 8 of the Monthly mortality analysis bulletin. This dataset provides a greater insight into the leading pre-existing cause of death groups, for deaths occurring in England and Wales, in 2020 and the first two quarters of 2021 that were due to COVID-19.
Please see ‘table 1a, row 28’ (2020) and ‘table 1, row 29 (2021)’ for deaths where COVID-19 was listed as the underlying cause, but had no other pre-existing conditions recorded on the death certificate, England and Wales. Table 1b represents these figures for England and table 1c figures are for Wales.
This publication will be updated quarterly. COVID-19 deaths involving pre-existing conditions is split by broad age groups between 1-64 and 65+.
Please see below for death registrations for 2020 and 2021 (provisional) that were due to COVID-19 and were recorded without any pre-existing conditions, England and Wales.
2020: 9400 (0-64: 1549 / 65 and over: 7851)
2021 Q1: 6483 (0-64: 1560/ 65 and over: 4923)
2021 Q2: 346 (0-64: 153/ 65 and over: 193)
2021 Q3: 1142 (0-64: 512/ 65 and over: 630)
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Therefore, 2020 and [the] first 3 quarters of 2021 Total deaths from covid alone [was] 17,371.
In his popular YouTube Channel with over 2 million subscribers Dr. John Campbell from England described the media not picking up this story as “Surprising, because it’s a huge story.”
The video goes over the numbers in detail and is available below.