The tables and bulletin containing data on deaths registered for the week ending 5 August 2022 were released at 9.30am today.
Date of registration
- The provisional number of total deaths registered in Northern Ireland in the week ending 5 August 2022 (week 31) was 336, 15 less than the previous week and 47 more than the 2017-2021 5-year average (289).
- Nineteen deaths mentioning Covid-19 on the death certificate were registered in week 31 of 2022, three less than the previous week. These represented for 5.7% of all deaths registered in that week.
- The total number of Covid-19 related deaths registered from the start of the pandemic was 4,793 by 5 August 2022.
- Since the beginning of the pandemic to 5 August 2022, the 75 years and over age-group accounted for almost two-thirds (65.3%) of all deaths and almost three-quarters (73.9%) 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 (12.1% 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
- 4,798 deaths mentioning Covid-19 on the death certificate have occurred in total from 18 March 2020 to 5 August 2022 (including those registered up to and including 10 August).
- At time of reporting, 10 Covid-19 related deaths had occurred in week ending 5 August.
- Of these 4,798 deaths involving Covid-19, 3,347 (69.8%) took place in hospital, 1,000 (20.8%) in care homes and 449 (9.4%) at residential addresses, hospices or other locations.
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