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Coronavirus COVID-19 daily data for Scotland - 24 January 2021

24th January 2021

1,195 new cases of COVID-19 reported.

19,339 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results - 7.4% of these were positive.

1 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive (noting that Register Offices are now generally closed at weekends).

157 people are in intensive care with recently confirmed COVID-19.

2,011 people are in hospital with recently confirmed COVID-19.

404,038 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 5,383 have received their second dose.

Since the start of the outbreak:

5,705 people have died who have tested positive as at 23 January.

7,448 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 17 January.

38% of COVID-19 registered deaths related to deaths in care homes, 55% were in hospitals and 6% were at home or non-institutional settings (as at 17 January)

From the National Register of Scotland

As at the 17th of January, there have been a total of 7,448 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.

Of the total number of deaths registered in week 2 (11 January to 17 January) there were 368 where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, a decrease of 23 from the previous week (04 January to 10 January).

Of deaths involving COVID-19 in the latest week:

66% were aged 75+ (244 deaths), and 10% were aged under 65 (38 deaths).

53% were male (196 deaths) and 47% female (172 deaths).

There were 94 deaths in Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board area, 48 in Lanarkshire and 48 in Lothian.

At council level, the highest number of deaths occurred in Glasgow City (44), City of Edinburgh (39), Fife (34).

The majority (65%) occurred in hospitals (240 deaths), with 97 deaths in care homes, 27 at home or in non-institutional settings and 4 in other institutions.