Seasonal Flu deaths 2019 - 2020 figures

Derek Reid made this Freedom of Information request to Scottish Government

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Dear Scottish Government,

Can you please supply the following information-

Total seasonal flu deaths for the year 2019?

Total seasonal flu deaths for the year 2020?

Total cancer deaths for the year 2019?

Total cancer deaths for the year 2020?

Total deaths for the year 2019?

Total deaths for the year 2020?

The above is for all regions of Scotland.

Yours faithfully,

Derek Reid

Dear Scottish Government,

I am still awaiting my request on “seasonal flu deaths 2019 compared to 2020”?

By law I should have received an answer by now.

Can you complete my request ASAP?

Yours faithfully,

Derek Reid

Scottish Government

Dear Mr Reid,


The Scottish Government responded to your request on 9 February (our
reference 202100138952) and it is available on the whatdotheyknow website




Best wishes,


Dr Emma Sigfridsson | Assistant Statistician

Health and Social Care Analysis | COVID Public Health Directorate


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