THERE were eight further covid-related deaths registered in Inverclyde during the latest week for which official figures are available.
The figure relates to the week beginning 11 January, according to the National Records of Scotland, and follows 10 deaths the previous week.
Inverclyde’s official total pandemic death toll now stands at 150.
The figures involve deaths for which covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate.
There were a total of 21 deaths from all causes registered in Inverclyde during the week beginning 11 January.
The area’s infection rate has reduced significantly in the past week.