Third of coronavirus-related deaths in care homes, NRS says

Brian Sloan, chief executive, Age Scotland

A third of all Covid-related deaths in Scotland have occurred in care homes, figures have revealed. As at Sunday 19 April, 1,616 deaths had been registered in Scotland where Covid-19 was mentioned in the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS). Most deaths, 910, happened in hospitals (56%). As many…

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