A TOTAL of 4187 people have died in Scotland with confirmed or suspected coronavirus, according to the National Records of Scotland.

A total of 13 deaths relating to Covid-19 were registered between July 6 and July 12, down five on the previous week, according to the figures which include all deaths registered in Scotland where the virus is mentioned on the death certificate.

They differ from the lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths announced by the Scottish Government, which only reports deaths where a positive coronavirus cases has been recorded.

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Analysis of Covid-19 deaths in Scotland by the National Records of Scotland has found that during the period from March 1 to June 30:

- 92% of people who died with the virus had at least one pre-existing condition, with dementia and Alzheimer's the most common.

- People in the most deprived areas were 2.1 times more likely to die with the virus than those living in the least deprived areas.

- The highest number of deaths of working people involving Covid-19 were among process, plant and machine operatives.

- People living in larger urban areas were over four times more likely to die with Covid-19 than those in remote locations.

NRS found that for an 11th consecutive week Covid-19 deaths had fallen, with barely one in 100 fatalities attributed to the disease. 

The figures were released as Nicola Sturgeon announced Scotland had recorded its seventh day with no confirmed Covid-19 deaths.

Five coronavirus cases were reported in the last 24 hours across the country.