Almost 2,000 people died in Wales last winter, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Figures on excess winter deaths show a total of 1,900 people died between December 2012 and March 2013, compared with 1,260 in the same four months in 2011 and 2012.
A total of 1,960 deaths were recorded between December 2010 and March 2011.In England and Wales as a whole, a total of 31,100 people died in the winter months of 2012/13, up from 24.200 in 2011/12 and 26,080 in 2010/11.
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