Data published by the National Records of Scotland 14th July 2022.
- As of 10th July 2022, there have been a total of 15,098 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.
- In week 27 (4th July – 10th July) there were 83 deaths involving COVID-19 (22 more than the previous week).
- The provisional total number of all deaths registered in Scotland in week 27 of 2022 (4th July to 10th July) was 1,089 (62 or 6% above the 5-year average).
Deaths across the UK increased week ending 1 July 2022 (ONS data) published 13th July. Deaths involving COVID-19 accounted for 3.5% of all deaths in the latest week; this is an increase from 2.8% in the previous week.
The UK has now recorded over 200,000 deaths from Covid since the start of the pandemic. 200,000 that’s 3 out of every 1000 people living in the UK
Of the 83 deaths (4th – 10th July 2022) in Scotland, Covid was the underlying cause of 45. The ages are as follows:
- Aged 15 – 44: 1 death
- Aged 45 – 64: 10 deaths
- Aged 65 – 74 : 20 deaths
- Aged 75 – 84: 26 deaths
- Aged 85+ : 26 deaths
The total number of deaths (all causes ) for that week in Scotland was 1,089.
Of the Covid related deaths : 68 were in hospital; 6 at home/non institutional setting; and 9 were in Care Homes.
- 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.