Weekly Deaths Bulletin – week ending 18 June 2021

Date published: 25 June 2021

The bulletin containing data on deaths registered for the week ending 18 June 2021 was released at 9.30am today.

Key Points  

Date of Registration


Covid-19 deaths based on date of death

  • 2,980 deaths mentioning Covid-19 on the death certificate have occurred in total from 18 March 2020 to 18 June 2021 (including those registered up to and including 23 June). The comparative number of deaths reported by the Department of Health (DoH) to 18 June was 2,155.
  • One Covid-19 related death occurred in week ending 18 June, the lowest number registered in one week since the end of July 2020.
  • Of these 2,980 deaths involving Covid-19, 1,973 (66.2%) occurred in hospital, 776 (26.0%) occurred in care homes, 14 (0.5%) occurred in hospices and 217 (7.3%) occurred at residential addresses or another location.

A weekly deaths dashboard is also available.

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

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