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1 New #Covid Case in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 171 as another positive test result was recorded in Orkney.

For those ages 18+ years and over in Orkney the number vaccinated is as follows:

16,924 (92%) 1st dose

16,133 (87.7%) both doses

There are some people because they are too young or have other medical conditions who are unable to receive the vaccine. Booster shots will be need in the winter as Covid is not over.

The stats for Scotland published on 14th of August 2021:

  • 1,383 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 26,943 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 5.6% of these were positive
  • 5 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 39 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 336 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,050,011 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 3,431,062 have received their second dose

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