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DATA ARE UPDATED EVERY WEDNESDAY, FOR: AUSTRIA, ENGLAND AND WALES, DENMARK, GERMANY, ITALY, NETHERLANDS, PORTUGAL, SPAIN, UKRAINE.

DATA ARE UPDATED EVERY FRIDAY, FOR: BELGIUM, FRANCE, NORWAY, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, SCOTLAND, SWEDEN, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

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AUSTRIA BELGIUM ENGLAND AND WALES DENMARK
FRANCE GERMANY ITALY NETHERLANDS
NORWAY PORTUGAL REPUBLIC OF
KOREA
SCOTLAND
SPAIN  SWEDEN UKRAINE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
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WARNINGDELIVERABLE
We invite readers to refer to the methodological sheets made available for each country. Three key elements are likely to have an impact on the counts in the countries and therefore on the differences observed:
For each country the information provide is:
  • The place of death (home, institution, hospital): the frequency, recording and reporting according to these places may differ from one country to another (epidemiological surveillance system, recording of hospital activity, statistics on deaths by cause). In many countries, the first results only concern hospital deaths.
  • The method of collection and the delay in reporting the counts: depending on the place of death or the region, the method of collection and its regularity may vary and may involve humps related to day-to-day catching up of death information (e.g. after weekends); the daily total of COVID-19 related death does not include the deaths of the day not yet reported in national statistics and includes deaths of previous days just published.
  • Identification of deaths by COVID-19: the cause of death by COVID-19 can be certified by different biological tests, by clinical diagnosis, by mentioning the infection on the death certificate, etc. Patients who died in hospital were generally tested beforehand on admission. Deaths at home or in institutions can be qualified in various ways.
  • Downloadable spreadsheet files including daily total deaths by age and sex,
  • Methodological sheets on the coverage of the data i.e. whether it concerns hospital deaths or all deaths, data collection (transmission and publication ), date associated to the total death counts, l’countdown stop time,
  • Institutions-sources : statistics, public health...
  • Documents-sources (daily, weekly reports...).