Published by the National Record of Scotland is the weekly account on 1st June 2023 of the deaths registered.
- The provisional total number of deaths registered in Scotland in week 21 of 2023 (22nd to 28th May) was 1,082 (4 or 0.4% above the 5-year average).
- As of 28th May 2023, there have been a total of 17,633 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.
- In week 21 there were 13 deaths involving COVID-19 (12 fewer than the previous week).
Deaths Involving Covid
Those figures in more details of deaths where Covid is mentioned on the death certificate.
Age 15 – 44: 1 death, male
Age 65 – 74: 3 deaths, 1 female, 2 male
Age 75 – 84: 5 deaths, 2 female, 3 male
Age 85+: 4 deaths, 3 female, 1 male
Of the 13 deaths involving Covid, Covid was the underlying cause in 9 of them.
Twelve of the deaths took place in Hospital and 1 at Home/Non Institutional Setting.
Looking at the same week since the pandemic started.
|Covid underlying cause||111||6||26||9|
|Covid on death certifiacte||131||8||46||13|
There were 1,082 deaths due to all causes, an excess taken over the 5 year average of 4 deaths.
There were excess deaths in: Cancer +11; Dementia/Alzheimer’s +5; Other Causes +15