Deaths in Scotland at lowest level since autumn

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21 April 2021

Scotland's Covid death rate has reached its lowest level since the beginning of October, according to official figures, APA reports citing BBC.

The National Records of Scotland said 24 death certificates mentioned Covid-19 between 11 and 18 April, down from 34 the previous week.

But the proportion of care home deaths has risen for the third week in a row.

There were seven deaths in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board area, five in Lanarkshire and four in Ayrshire and Arran.

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