The tables and bulletin containing data on deaths registered for the week ending 15 July 2022 were released at 9.30am today.
Date of registration
- The provisional number of total deaths registered in Northern Ireland in the week ending 1 July 2022 (week 28) was 249, 66 fewer than the previous week and 11 fewer than the 2017-2021 5-year average (260).
- Twenty-seven deaths mentioning Covid-19 on the death certificate were registered in week 28 of 2022, three more than the previous week. These represented for 10.8% of all deaths registered in that week.
- The total number of Covid-19 related deaths registered from the start of the pandemic was 4,725 by 15 July 2022.
- Since the beginning of the pandemic to 15 July 2022, the 75 years and over age-group accounted for almost two-thirds (65.3%) of all deaths and almost three-quarters (73.8%) of Covid-19 related deaths.
- Over the period of the pandemic, Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon and Mid-Ulster Local Government Districts have had higher proportions of Covid-19 related deaths (12.2% and 7.9% respectively) compared with their share of all deaths in Northern Ireland (10.4% and 6.7% respectively).
Covid-19 deaths based on date of death
- 4,738 deaths mentioning Covid-19 on the death certificate have occurred in total from 18 March 2020 to 15 July 2022 (including those registered up to and including 20 July).
- At time of reporting, 26 Covid-19 related deaths had occurred in week ending 15 July.
- Of these 4,738 deaths involving Covid-19, 3,303 (69.7%) took place in hospital, 993 (21.0%) in care homes and 442 (9.3%) at residential addresses, hospices or other locations.
A weekly deaths dashboard is also available.
The tables and other related documents are available from the weekly deaths webpage
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