According to the latest UK Government statistics the rate of inflation has gone down – the first such decrease since August of 2022. But as everyone is experiencing, the price of your weekly food shop continues to increase. What is going on ?
There were 1,160 deaths due to all causes, an excess of 96 taken over a 5 year average. Of the 45 deaths involving Covid, Covid was the underlying cause in 28 of them
In Scotland, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 is 1 in 50
2.8% of the population were experiencing self-reported long COVID (symptoms continuing for more than four weeks after the first suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) infection that were not explained by something else) as of 2 July 2022 “
1 in 15 people in Scotland are estimated to be infected with Covid-19
The percentage of people testing positive for COVID-19 continued to increase in all UK countries in the week ending 6 July 2022 (7 July 2022 for Scotland).
The rate of people in Scotland with Covid-19 is 1 in 17
Orkney now has the highest rates of infection in Scotland.
Frightening figures from the UK’s Office of National Statistics (ONS) show rises to basic foodstuffs and fossil fuel costs which will affect everyone, but low and middle earners the worst