Deaths of people identified as having learning disabilities with COVID-19 in England in the spring of 2020

Report

Summary

The Department of Health and Social Care, with the support of the Chief Medical Officer for England, commissioned Public Health England (PHE) to review the available data on the deaths of people with learning disabilities in England during the COVID-19 pandemic. The review looked at:

  • Deaths from COVID-19 of people with learning disabilities
  • Factors impacting the risk of death from COVID-19 of people with learning disabilities • deaths in care settings of people with learning disabilities