§ 48. Mr. Hastings
asked the Minister of Health what was the combined death rate for influenza and chest diseases during each of the first three months of this year in the London area and in England and Wales generally; and how these figures compare with those for last year.
§ Mr. Walker-Smith
Death rates per million population from chest diseases (influenza, bronchitis and pneumonia) were as follows:
These are provisional figures based on registrations of deaths as reported weekly by registrars of births and deaths to the Registrar General.
— London Administrative County England and Wales 1958 1959 1958 1959 January 4,669 3,078 3,124 2,214 February 3,254 8,695 2,466 4,721 March 2,377 3,961 1,880 3,684