The latest figures on deaths related to Covid-19 in West Dunbartonshire have been revealed.

Official statistics show that between Monday, June 14 and Sunday, June 20, there was one death in the area in which Covid was mentioned on the death certificate.

It's the first death linked to Covid-19 in West Dunbartonshire for seven weeks.

It means that the number of people who have died from Covid in West Dunbartonshire in 2021 is now at 66.

The total number of Covid-related deaths recorded in West Dunbartonshire is 244 from when the pandemic began last March.

Figures from across the country as a whole reveal a rise in deaths over the past week.

A total of 13 deaths relating to Covid were registered across the country in the seven days to June 20, up from seven the previous week.

In total, 10,150 deaths have been registered in Scotland where coronavirus was mentioned on the death certificate, according to the statistics.

Of these registered this week, ten happened in hospital, two in a home setting and one in a care home setting.

The statistics are published weekly and cover all deaths registered in Scotland where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

They differ from the lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths announced daily by the Scottish Government because the NRS figures include suspected or probable cases of Covid-19.