FOI Ref: FOI/2021/3068

You asked

​Please provide the following information:

  • How many deaths have been reported as being caused by, or contributed to, by covid vaccination in 16-17 year olds since 1st August 2021. Death to be counted from 1st day of vaccination.
  • How many deaths have there been in 16-17 year olds from all causes.
  • Can you give me the information requested above for 12-15 year olds. Date vaccine programme began in this cohort is 20th September.

We said

Thank you for your enquiry regarding deaths and the COVID-19 vaccination.

Deaths involving the COVID-19 vaccination for 12 to 15 and 16 to 17 year olds

You can find the number of deaths attributed to adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccination in table 12 of our Monthly Mortality Analysis dataset.

There are currently 9 deaths registered in England and Wales with the aligning ICD codes for this, 5 of these deaths have ICD10 U12.9 as the underlying cause. Due to the small numbers involved, we are unable to provide any further disaggregation of this data, however please note that these are deaths across all age groups since the rollout of the vaccination in December 2020 and there are no deaths registered under the age of 35.

However, should this change, they will be updated in this table. The latest data available is September 2021, with October's analysis due to be published in November 2021.

All cause deaths for 12 to 15 and 16- to 17-year-olds

We have provided the following dataset for you, from 1 August to 31 October for all cause deaths in 12 to 15 and 16 to 17-year age groups.

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