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3 New #Covid Cases in Orkney: High Levels of Hospitalisations & ICU in Scotland

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 291 as 3 new positive test results were recorded in the Health Board area.

From 10th to 16th of September 30 new Covid cases were recorded in the islands.

Figures recorded over Orkney for 7 days till 16th September:

  • West Mainland : 8
  • Stromness, Sandwick, Stenness: 9
  • East Mainland: 7
  • North Isles, Linked South Isles, Hoy, Flotta: 4

The figures for Scotland published on 19th of September are as follows:

  • 3,833* new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 45,985* new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 9.1% of these were positive
  • 2 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive (noting that Register Offices are now generally closed at weekends)  
  • 100 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 1,074 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,155,048 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 3,806,980 have received their second dose

*There may be variability in the number of new cases and tests reported in the latest 24 hour period. This is due to a backlog of data being processed following technical issues affecting reporting on 16th September 2021.

Deaths

Deaths with COVID-19 on the death certificate

  • England: 134,751
  • Scotland: 10,595
  • Wales: 8,006
  • Northern Ireland: 3,245

UK Total: 157,669

Deaths within 28 days of positive test

  • England: 118,490
  • Scotland: 8,376
  • Wales: 5,782
  • Northern Ireland: 2,499

UK Total: 135,147

Covid World Deaths

World total of Covid deaths (19th September 2021) 4,702,525

Examples:

  • USA: 691,562
  • India: 444,869
  • Brazil: 590, 547

…….

  • Switzerland: 11,010
  • Kuwait: 2,438
  • Norway: 841
  • New Zealand: 27

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