The preliminary data revealed, indicate that "46.5 percent of the increase in deaths between 5 October and 1 November compared to the average of the last five years was due to deaths by Covid-19": of the 1,132 above-average deaths in that period, 526 were attributed to Covid-19.

The disease caused by the new coronavirus caused less than a third (29.3 percent) of the 8,686 deaths that are above the average of the last five years, between 2 March and 1 November.