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7 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney has now reached 304 as 7 new positive test results were recorded in the Health Board Area.

From 13th to 19th of September 2021 the cases in Orkney were as follows:

  • West Mainland: 6
  • Stromness, Sandwick, Stenness: 7
  • East Mainland: 0-2
  • North Isles, Linked South Isles, Hoy, Flotta: 0 – 2

The stats for Scotland published on 22nd September 2021 are as follows:

  • 3,598 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 49,597 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 7.8% of these were positive
  • 31 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 82 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 1,076 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,163,235 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,815,907 have received their second dose

Deaths

As at 12 September, 10,688 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

In the week 06 – 12 September, 76 deaths were registered that mentioned COVID-19 on the death certificate, an increase of 18 deaths from the previous week.

12 people who died were aged under 65, 13 were of people aged 65-74 and 51 were over 75. 48 people who died were male and 28 were female.

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