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#Covid Related Deaths in Scotland 23rd June 2022

Data published today, 23rd June 2022 by the National Records of Scotland shows:

  • As of 19th June 2022, there have been a total of 14,901 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.
  • In week 24 (13th to 19th June) there were 41 deaths involving COVID-19 (2 more than the previous week).
  • The provisional total number of all deaths registered in Scotland in week 24 of 2022 (13th to 19th June) was 1,178 (175 or 17% above the 5-year average). 

1 death involving Covid was recorded in Orkney on 13th of June 2022

Covid related deaths by age group

  • Age 15 – 44: 2 deaths
  • Age 45 – 64: 2 deaths
  • Age 65 – 74: 9 deaths
  • Age 75 – 84: 15 deaths
  • Age 85+ 13 deaths

9 deaths were in Care Homes; 4 were at home/non institutional setting; 27 in hospital and 1 in an other intuitional setting.

Related article: 122 New #Covid Cases in Orkney: Weekly Update 22nd June 2022

  • get your vaccine when offered to ensure you are fully protected
  • stay at home if you’re unwell with symptoms or have a fever
  • open windows when socialising indoors
  • wear a face covering in indoor public places and on public transport
  • wash your hands to protect yourself

Care for yourself and others to help slow down the spread of the virus and reduce pressure on our health services.

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