4 New Cases of #Covid Recorded in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases recorded in Orkney is now at 155 as 4 more positive test results were published today.

We wish all those people well and those in Scotland who are also ill due to this dreadful virus, their friends and family who must be anxious.

The stats for Scotland published on 4th of August 2021 are as follows:

  • 1,271 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 29,257 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 4.7% of these were positive
  • 13 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive 
  • 58 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 383 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,016,326 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 3,249,622 have received their second dose

Thinking too of those suffering from long covid. And those who have sadly died.

Since the start of the outbreak:

  • 7,965 people have died who have tested positive as at 4 August
  • 10,370 ​​​​​​deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 1 August
  • 32% of COVID-19 registered deaths related to deaths in care homes, 61% were in hospitals and 7% were at home or non-institutional settings (as at 1 August)

On the 9th of August Scotland is to move beyond level 0 but people still need to remember:

The wearing of face masks in shops etc will continue to be mandatory in Scotland for some time. 1 New #Covid Case Recorded in Orkney: Care & Caution Message From The First Minister

Information on long covid:

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