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2 New Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of covid cases in Orkney is now at 240 as 2 new positive test results were recorded in the Health Board Area. A total of 7 People have now died (Covid Confirmed) in Orkney .

The stats recorded for Scotland published on 10th September 2021 are as follows:

  • 6,815 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 65,183 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 11.1% of these were positive
  • 22 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 82 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 977 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,135,329 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 3,762,367 have received their second dose

Deaths

In the week ending 5 September, 58 deaths were registered where COVID-19 was on the death certificate

Since the start of the outbreak:

  • 8,232 people have died who have tested positive as at 10 September
  • 10,612 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 5 September
  • 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 5 September)

People are reminded to:

The thoughts of all of us here at The Orkney News are with those ill from Covid, suffering from long Covid, anxiously awaiting results and with all those who have suffered a bereavement.

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