Deaths involving coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland: 7/7/2022

Data published by National Record of Scotland on 7th July 2022.

  • As of 3rd July 2022, there have been a total of 15,015 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.
  • In week 26 (27th June to 3rd July) there were 61 deaths involving COVID-19 (9 more than the previous week).
  • The provisional total number of all deaths registered in Scotland in week 26 of 2022 (27th June to 3rd July) was 1,124 (85 or 8% above the 5-year average)

Age 15 – 44: 2 deaths

Age 45 -64: 7 deaths

Age 65 – 74: 13 deaths

Age 75 – 84: 19 deaths

Age 85+ : 20 deaths

Of the 61 deaths: 8 were in Care Homes; 8 at Home/ Non Institutional Setting; 45 in hospital.

For the week 27th June to 3rd July there were 1,124 deaths in Scotland (all causes). This was 85 above the 5 year average. 61 deaths were where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate. 39 were recorded as Covid-19 being the underlying cause of death.

Please remember each one of these numbers is a person.

  • 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.

See also: Weekly Orkney #Covid Update: 106 Positive Cases

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