FOUR deaths have been linked to coronavirus in Clackmannanshire so far this month, according to recent figures.

Data published by National Records of Scotland shows all four deaths occurred in the first week of November.

This comes after a 17-week period where no deaths linked to Covid-19 were recorded in the Wee County.

The total number of deaths linked to coronavirus in Clackmannanshire now stands at 52.

Across the Forth Valley area, 283 deaths have been linked to the virus, and in Scotland overall, the figure stands at 5,135

NRS data, published on Wednesday, November 18, covers the period from December 30, 2019, until November 15, 2020.

An NRS report, published alongside the data, said: "Deaths involving Covid-19 are defined as those where Covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate, either as the underlying cause of death or as a contributory cause.

"Figures include deaths where 'suspected' or 'probable' Covid-19 appears on the death certificate."

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