Weekly Deaths Bulletin – week ending 16 July 2021

Date published: 23 July 2021

The tables containing data on deaths registered for the week ending 16 July 2021 was released at 9.30am today.

Key Points  

Date of Registration


Covid-19 deaths based on date of death

  • A total of 2,991 deaths mentioning Covid-19 on the death certificate have occurred from 18 March 2020 to 16 July 2021 (including those registered up to and including 21 July). The comparative number of deaths reported by the Department of Health (DoH) to 2 July was 2,162.
  • Four Covid-19 related death occurred in week ending 16 July.
  • Of these 2,981 deaths involving Covid-19, 1,981 (66.2%) occurred in hospital, 778 (26.0%) occurred in care homes, 14 (0.5%) occurred in hospices and 218 (7.3%) occurred at residential addresses or another location.

A weekly deaths dashboard is also available.

The tables and other related documents are available from the weekly deaths webpage

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