COVID in Falkirk: Three deaths registered according to latest weekly data

Falkirk has recorded three more deaths linked to COVID-19.
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The latest data published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) cover the week beginning Februaryt14.

It recorded three deaths in the district where coronavirus was mentioned on the death certificate.

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Across Scotland, 75 deaths were registered that mentioned COVID-19 on the death certificate, a decrease of five deaths from the previous week.

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Nine were aged under 65, 10 were aged 65-74 and there were 56 deaths in people aged 75 or over.

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Aberdeenshire, City of Edinburgh, East Ayrshire, Fife, Glasgow City, and Perth and Kinross (all with six deaths), had the highest numbers of deaths at council level.

A total of 51 deaths were in hospitals, 17 in care homes and seven at home or in a non-institutional setting.

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Pete Whitehouse, director of Statistical Services, said: “The number of deaths from all causes registered in Scotland in this week was 1,152, which is 9% fewer than the five year average.”

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