A further 13 people have died in the north and north-east after contracting coronavirus, new figures show.
Data collected by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show that up to May 31, 3,911 deaths have been registered across the country which mentioned the virus on the death certificate.
The first mention of coronavirus in death registration in Scotland was in the week beginning March 16.
Across Scotland the number of Covid-19 related deaths registered in the week ending May 31 was 131 – the lowest weekly total since late March.
The latest update also shows 46% of Covid-19 deaths registered to date related to deaths in care homes, 46% were in hospitals and 7% of deaths were at home or non-institutional settings.
The NRS report notes the proportion of coronavirus deaths which took place in care homes has risen over time but has dropped back in recent weeks and now represents 52% of all Covid-19 deaths in week 22. The number of deaths in care homes fell for a fifth week, by 56 to 68.
A regional breakdown of the figures show there have been 240 deaths in Grampian (an increase of nine in the past week) and 111 in the Highlands (an increase of four) since the pandemic began.
There have been no further deaths recorded in the islands that mention Covid-19. So far, two people have died on Orkney and seven on Shetland after contracting the disease.
There have been no Covid-19-linked deaths recorded in the Western Isles.
Pete Whitehouse, director of Statistical Services, said: “Every death from this virus is a tragedy. These statistics, alongside the other important evidence being made available by the Scottish Government and Health Protection Scotland (HPS), are valuable to the understanding of the progress and impact of the Covid-19 virus across Scotland.
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