16 Apr 2020

Fears Covid-19 deaths outside of hospital are not being fully recorded

Scotland Correspondent

Are all Covid-19 related deaths being recorded?

Are all Covid-19 related deaths being recorded? This week we reported allegations from an official deeply involved in death registrations in the south of England – who claimed that coronavirus was sometimes being left off the records of non-hospital deaths, even if it was suspected.

Tonight, a GP has told this programme that they are aware of doctors who are not attributing the virus to deaths outside hospitals – even though they strongly suspect it.