41 #Covid Related Deaths in Scotland: Weekly Update

The information published by the National Records of Scotland on Thursday 1st September 2022 is as follows:

  • As of 28th August 2022, there have been a total of 15,592 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.
  • In week 34 there were 41 deaths involving COVID-19 (17 fewer than the previous week). 
  • The provisional total number of all deaths registered in Scotland in week 34 of 2022 (22nd to 28th August) was 1,073 (44 or 4% above the 5-year average).  

Age groups for Covid related deaths:

  • Age 45-64: 7 deaths; 3 Female, 4 male
  • Age 65-74: 9 deaths; 3 Female, 6 Male
  • Age 75-84: 10 deaths; 6 Female, 4 Male
  • Age 85+: 15 deaths; 11 Female, 4 Male

Location of deaths: 7 were in a Care Home; 5 were at home or in a non institutional setting; 29 were in Hospital.

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