UK suicide rates ‘have not increased during pandemic’

Early data suggests the number of people who died by suicide in the UK has not increased compared with last year (Picture: EPA/Getty) Suicides rates in England did not increase following the first Covid lockdown, new research suggests.

Early monitoring figures suggest there were 121.3 suspected cases per month between April and October 2020, compared with 125.7 per month between January and March 2020.

Researchers from the University of Manchester found no significant difference when comparing the rates to the same months in 2019.

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Source: UK suicide rates ‘have not increased during pandemic’

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