Deaths Registered Weekly in Scotland from the National Records of Scotland 8th June 2023
- The provisional total number of deaths registered in Scotland in week 22 of 2023 (29th May to 4th June) was 1,081 (92 or 9% above the 5-year average).
- As of 4th June 2023, there have been a total of 17,646 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.
- In week 22 there were 16 deaths involving COVID-19 (3 more than the previous week).
Deaths involving Covid in more detail for 29th May to 4th June:
Age 45 – 64: 2 deaths, 1 female, 1 male
Age 65 – 74: 4 deaths, 2 female, 2 male
Age 75 – 84: 5 deaths, 2 female, 3 male
Age 85+ : 5 deaths, 3 female, 2 male
There were 2 deaths in Care Homes, 2 at Home/ Non Institutional Setting, and 12 in Hospital
Of the 16 deaths involving Covid, Covid was the underlying cause in 11 of them
There were 1,081 deaths due to all causes, an excess over the 5 year average of 92 deaths.
There were excess deaths in Cancer +29; Respiratory +4; and Other Causes +68
The mortality rate for April 2023 was 3% higher than the five year average for this time of year. The five year average does not include 2020 due to the unusual pattern of deaths in the first year of the pandemic.
The full report Monthly Mortality Analysis, Scotland, April 2023 can be found on the NRS website.