"Death rate here is similar to the Republic's, not 50% higher claims leading economist"

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Belfast Telegraph article


Comparison of COVID-19 death rates as of c. 22 May 2020 based on as far as is possible like for like data sources (e.g. NISRA)

Period27 May 2020

Media contributions


Media contributions


  • Northern Ireland economy, political impact on economy, devolution, devolved policies, economic policy, economic growth, UK growth
  • health
  • COVID-19
  • death rates
  • mortality statistics
  • Excess mortality
  • Republic of Ireland