Public Health Scotland has been unable to provide any statistics today on #Covid in Scotland ‘due to a technical issue’.
The water monitoring of the Kirkwall sewage system for traces of non-infective Covid-19 ribonucleic acid (RNA) continues to show concerning results.
Deaths in Scotland , Data from The National Records of Scotland
- As of 17th April 2022, there have been a total of 14,332 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.
- In week 15 (11th April) there were 127 deaths involving COVID-19 (15 fewer than the previous week).
- The provisional total number of all deaths registered in Scotland in week 15 of 2022 (11th to 17th April) was 1,044 (4% below the 5-year average) although this week contained a public holiday and many registration offices will have been closed.
People are reminded to:
- get your vaccine when offered to ensure you are fully protected
- open windows when socialising indoors
- wear a face covering in indoor public places and on public transport
- wash your hands to protect yourself
- take a PCR test and isolate if you have symptoms
- take an LFD test before visiting someone in a hospital or care home