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Up to 1,000 more Irish people died in Covid than previously recorded, data show

As many as 1,000 people have died Ireland From causes more related to Covid-19 than previously recognized who (WHO) proposes.

According to a WHO report, it is estimated that nearly 3,000 people died in Ireland during the pandemic. This is a higher number than recorded in previous studies.

In a Health Information and Quality Assurance (Hiqa) study published last month, the total number of excess fatalities was 2,019, Lancet Medical Journal The total issued in March last year was 1,170.

Excessive mortality is the difference between the number of deaths recorded for all causes and the number predicted based on past trends.

At the global level, WHO said there were 14.9 million excessive deaths associated with Covid-19 by the end of 2021.

Only one-third of this number was officially reported to WHO over the two years, directly due to Covid-19, at 5.4 million.

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/up-to-1-000-more-irish-people-died-from-covid-than-previously-recorded-data-shows-1.4870768?localLinksEnabled=false Up to 1,000 more Irish people died in Covid than previously recorded, data show

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