News

Another 4 #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney now stands at 166 as 4 new positive tests results were recorded in Orkney today.

The stats for Scotland published on 11th of August 2021 are as follows:

  • 1,498 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 32,735 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 5.0% of these were positive
  • 10 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 42 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 356 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,034,420 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 3,375,524 have received their second dose

Please remember these are all people.

Deaths in Scotland due to Covid

  • 8,013 people have died who have tested positive as at 11 August 2021
  • 10,421 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 8 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 8 August)

Scotland is at ‘Beyond Level 0’ but people are reminded to:

Please remember not everyone can be vaccinated. Wearing a face mask is still mandatory in Scotland.

We at The Orkney News wish everyone well who is suffering from Covid, its long term effects or who have sadly had a bereavement due to this dreadful virus. Let’s stay safe and protect each other.

Categories: News

Tagged as: , , , ,

Leave a Reply