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4 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 282 as 4 new positive test results were recorded in the Health Board area.

From the 8th to 14 of September 2021 that positive cases recorded in Orkney were as follows:

  • West Mainland: 7
  • Stromness, Stenness, Sandwick: 9
  • East Mainland: 8
  • North Isles, Linked South Isles, Hoy, Flotta: 6

Deaths (Covid confirmed) were recorded in Orkney on:

  • 10th April 2020: 1
  • 10th November 2020: 1
  • 3rd February 2021: 1
  • 19th July 2021: 1
  • 2nd September 2021: 1
  • 6th September 2021: 1
  • 9th September 2021: 1
  • 11th September: 1

The stats for Scotland published on 17th September 2021 are as follows:

  • 5,529 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 60,077 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 9.9% of these were positive
  • 30 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 87 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 1,037 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,150,157 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,798,938 have received their second dose

Since the last update on 15 September (approximately 48 hour period) there have been 5,885 new confirmed positive cases.

Deaths in Scotland

In the week ending 12 September, 76 deaths were registered where COVID-19 was on the death certificate

Since the start of the outbreak:

  • 8,349 people have died who have tested positive as at 17 September
  • 10,688 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 12 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 12 September)

As can be expected with these dreadful figures some people are becoming ill to such an extent that they require to go to hospital and some are needing to go into ICU – Intensive Care Unit.

Please remember when viewing this data that each of these numbers represents a person with family, friends and neighbours who are deeply anxious about both their loved one and themselves.

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  1. This should be posted up on a huge placard in the middle of Kirkwall – then folk can draw their own conclusions…

    Deaths (Covid confirmed) were recorded in Orkney on:

    10th April 2020: 1
    10th November 2020: 1
    3rd February 2021: 1
    19th July 2021: 1
    2nd September 2021: 1
    6th September 2021: 1
    9th September 2021: 1
    11th September: 1

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