Covid: Falkirk death one of four registered in Scotland in latest data

A COVID death in Falkirk was one of four registered across Scotland last week.

Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 12:41 pm

The latest data took the total number of deaths across Scotland to 10,114 with confirmed or suspected coronavirus, according to the National Records of Scotland (NRS).

The figures for the week of May 17-23 showed four deaths relating to Covid-19 - down two on the previous week.

Two were in South Lanarkshire, one in East Dunbartonshire and one in Falkirk.


Two were in hospitals, one in a care home and one at home or a non-institutional setting.

The NRS statistics are published weekly and cover all deaths registered in Scotland where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

They differ from the lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths announced daily by the Scottish Government because the NRS figures include suspected or probable cases of Covid-19.

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