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Almost 90 more people died at home every day than expected in past year

Figures for Great Britain show almost 22,500 people more than usual died in private homes, prompting questions about end-of-life care

Almost 90 more people than expected died in private households every day in Great Britain in the past year as more end-of-life patients shunned hospitals in favour of a home death, Guardian analysis shows.

This year so far, almost 22,500 people more than usual died in private homes from all causes in Great Britain, opening new questions about the resources and treatment available for end-of-life care.

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