3 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 318 as 3 new positive test results were recorded in the Health Board area today.

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The cases in Orkney from 20th to 26th September 2021 are as follows:

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

The stats for Scotland recorded 29th September 2021 are as follows:

  • 2,997 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 42,361 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 7.6% of these were positive
  • 28 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 71 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 1,020 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,186,743 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,835,013 have received their second dose


In the week ending 26 September, 165 deaths were registered where COVID-19 was on the death certificate

Since the start of the outbreak:

  • 8,579 people have died who have tested positive as at 29 September
  • 10,991 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 26 September
  • 31% of COVID-19 registered deaths related to deaths in care homes, 62% were in hospitals and 7% were at home or non-institutional settings (as at 26 September)

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