Another Positive Case of #Covid Recorded in Orkney

The cumulative total for positive Covid tests in Orkney now stands at 86.

The stats for Scotland for 26th of June 2021 are as follows:

  • 2,836 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 33,569 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 8.9% of these were positive
  • 3 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 18 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 197 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 3,730,101 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 2,666,827 have received their second dose
Public Health Scotland

A Mobile Testing Unit has been set up at Kirkwall Grammar School.

To attend the unit please book an appointment online via this link

This unit is for anyone who has been in a pub in Kirkwall since Monday 14th June and is showing NO signs of Covid-19. You must get a test if you have been in a pub since that date and self-isolate until your results come back. If you have been in a pub in Kirkwall AND develop Covid-19 symptoms, you must book a test by calling 01856 888211 and self-isolate immediately, this test will be carried out at the Covid Assessment Centre (old Balfour hospital). (NHS Orkney)

Remember FACTS

  • wear a face covering
  • avoid crowded places
  • clean hands and surfaces regularly
  • stay 2m away from other people
  • self-isolate and get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms
  • download the Protect Scotland app

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