COVID in Scotland: Zero deaths in Fife for fourth week in a row

Fife has recorded no deaths from COVID for the fourth week in a row, according to the latest data.

Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 1:27 pm
Updated Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 1:27 pm

The figures were published as the region prepared to move into Level-1 restrictions from this weekend.

Statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today show there were eight deaths registered across Scotland that mentioned COVID-19 on the death certificate between May 24-30.

That was up from four the previous week.

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The last recorded death linked to COVID came in the week commencing April 26.

Pete Whitehouse, director of statistical services, said: “The latest figures show a slight increase in deaths where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, although numbers remain at very low levels.

“There were six COVID-19 related deaths in hospitals, none in care homes and two elsewhere.”

There were two deaths in North Lanarkshire and two in Glasgow City. South Lanarkshire, Na h-Eileanan Siar, Falkirk and East Ayrshire all recorded one death.

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