Overtime deaths is the difference between the number of deaths in a given period and the average number of deaths in that period in recent years. The emergence of excess mortality means that there are some factors that have led to the significant increase in the death rate.
In Poland, there were 67,000 deaths in 2020 compared to 2019 and 62,000 more deaths. More than the expected number of deaths for 2020 – according to data provided by the Ministry of Health.
Preliminary data from the Central Statistical Office shows that in the first nineteen weeks of 2021, the number of deaths was 52,228 higher than in the first nineteen weeks of 2020.
Survey respondents for Rzecspospolita They asked what they thought was the reason for the data. 41.6 percent of respondents indicated that it was caused by coronavirus infection and limited access to the healthcare system due to the epidemic.
30 percent of respondents believe that this is a result of the limited access to the healthcare system due to the epidemic.
According to 11.9 percent of respondents, they are due to infection with the Coronavirus.
4.2% of respondents believe that any of these factors contributed to the increase in the number of deaths in Poland.
12.3% of the respondents have no opinion on this issue.