This is an update to the orginal post.
For lack of other focussed sources, I am publishing the deaths from all causes in Wales during the #SARS-CoV-2 epidemic. The figures are taken from the Office of National Statistics. Similar analyses are now available elsewhere but when I started, inspired by the tweets of :@LloydCymru concerning related statistics, there were no such comparisons.
Did Lockdown save anyone? The first chart plots All Causes deaths. The Finacial times has produced an excellent series of charts for UK cities, regions and nations. Also the series covers many countries as well. They have explored excess deaths compared to the previosu 5 years and, in England, found a third of excess deaths not to be attributed to #Covid-19.
I have not taken an average of the last five years as it obscures the flu year of 2018 (a flu which almost killed me personally via three blood clots). I have plotted the flu year of 2018 …