Covid-19: Deaths involving virus in Scotland rise to 4000

There have been 4000 deaths in Scotland involving coronavirus, new official figures show

The grim milestone was reached in the week ending June 7, even as weekly deaths fell under 100 for the first time since the end of March.

The statistics from National Records of Scotland count deaths of people confirmed to have Covid-19 through a test as well as suspected cases.

A total of 89 confirmed or suspected coronavirus deaths were registered in the week from June 1 to June 7, down 42 on the week before, taking the total death toll in Scotland to exactly 4000.

Source: STV

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