Published by the National Records of Scotland on 20th July 2023 are the weekly deaths
- The provisional total number of deaths registered in Scotland in week 28 of 2023 (10th of July to 16th July) was 1,083 (2 or <1% above the 5-year average).
- As of 16th of July 2023, there have been a total of 17,723 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.
- In week 28 there were 4 deaths involving COVID-19 (4 fewer than the previous week).
Those figures in more detail. Firstly, Deaths where Covid is mentioned on the Death Certificate.
There were 4 deaths where Covid was mentioned on the death certificate, Covid was the underlying cause in three of those. All the deaths were male. One aged 65 – 74, two aged 75 – 84 and one aged 85+. One death took place at home/non institutional setting and 3 in hospital.
There were 1,083 deaths due to all causes an excess of 2 , taken over a 5 year average.
There were excess deaths in: Cancer +8; Dementia/Alzheimer’s +12; Respiratory +4; and other causes +17