TRAGIC Increase In Weekly Toll Of Coronavirus-Related Deaths In Inverclyde

13 January, 2021 | Local

THERE were 10 covid-related deaths registered in Inverclyde during the latest week for which official figures are available.

The tragic toll relates to the week beginning 4 January, according to the National Records of Scotland, and is the highest the area has endured for many months.

Most recent weeks have seen one or two deaths with one seven-day period where there were three.

The figures involve deaths for which covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate.

There were a total of 34 deaths from all causes registered in Inverclyde during the week beginning 4 January.

Inverclyde has had the highest positive case rate in Scotland for the past fortnight, with hundreds of people locally confirmed as having covid.

| National Records of Scotland

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