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#Covid Cumulative Total Cases in Orkney Now at 62

Another positive case of Covid19 has been recorded in Orkney bringing the cumulative total to 62.

The stats for Scotland recorded on 30th January 2021 are as follows:

  • 994 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 22,056 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results – 5.8% of these were positive
  • 60 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 142 people are in intensive care with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 1,952 people are in hospital with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 543,370 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 7,638 have received their second dose

This slow but steady increase in Orkney is worrying. But some good news the positivity rate in Scotland has gone down to 5.8%.

And on Vaccination

By 8:30am on Saturday, 30 January:

  • 543,370 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 7,638 have received the second dose
  • 28,792 care home residents (96% of residents in older adult care homes and 90% of residents in all care homes)
  • 38,416 care home staff (85% of staff in older adult care homes and 74% of staff in all care homes)
  • 170,024 people aged 80 or over living in the community (68%) – this excludes care home residents who are reported separately
  • 246,803 frontline health and social care workers exceeding the initial target of 230,000 staff provided by Health Boards.
Number of individuals who received their first dose and second dose of COVID-19 vaccination by vaccine type and week.
Breakdown of individuals who received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccination by eligibility criteria1 and week.

N.B. Individuals can appear in more than one eligibility criteria.

Number of individuals who received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccination by NHS Board of residence and coverage using Scottish population estimates

Testing is also still ongoing at Adult Care Homes in Scotland. Here are the stats for that:

Adult care home testing for week ending 24 January 2021

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It is important to remember FACTS and if you can to download the free NHS Scotland contact tracing App.

  • wear a face covering
  • avoid crowded places
  • clean hands and surfaces regularly
  • stay 2m away from other people
  • self-isolate and book a test if you have COVID-19 symptoms (new continuous cough, fever or loss of, or change in, sense of smell or taste)
  • download the Protect Scotland contact tracing app

Reporter: Fiona Grahame

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