3 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 274 as 3 new positive test results were recorded for the Health Board Area.

From 5th – 11th of September Number of Positive cases over 7 days

West Mainland: 19

Stromness, Sandwick, Stenness: 11

East Mainland: 11

Linked South Isles, Hoy, Flotta, North Isles: 9

RNA water monitoring by SEPA and Scottish Water 9th September 2021

Samples from every health board area are tested for traces of non-infective Covid-19 ribonucleic acid (RNA) and shared with public health partners so they can see where rates are increasing or decreasing. In combination with community testing, this information is helping Scotland understand the prevalence and distribution of the virus, and gives a broader, unbiased, picture of the possible number of cases in a community.

The stats for Scotland published on 14th of September 2021 are as follows:

  • 3,375 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 31,837* new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 11.4*% of these were positive
  • 21 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive 
  • 89 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 1,064 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,144,904 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,788,551 have received their second dose

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