Deaths in care homes (IMAGE) University of Leeds Caption There are three graphs that help explain this story. They show the location of excess daily deaths: at home, in care homes and in hospital from February 2020 through to the end of June. Lockdown began on 23 March. Excess deaths at home and in care homes rise sharply from the middle of March - while excess non-COVID deaths in hospital fall. Credit University of Leeds Usage Restrictions Please credit License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.