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3 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 327 as 3 new positive test results were recorded in the Health Board area.

From 27th September to 1st October 2021 the cases recorded in Orkney were as follows:

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

The stats for Scotland published on 4th October were as follows:

  • 1,760 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 19,959 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 9.4% of these were positive
  • 0 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive (noting that Register Offices are now generally closed at weekends)  
  • 67 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 1,001 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,217,940 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 3,847,118 have received their second dose

People are reminded to:

Proof of Vaccination:

The NHS Scotland Covid Status App is available for download from NHS Inform: NHS Scotland COVID Status | NHS inform

Businesses can use the free NHS Scotland Covid Check App to verify the QR codes on official Covid Certificates: www.covidcheck.scot

Proof of vaccination will be required to enter:

  • late night venues open after midnight with alcohol and music and dancing
  • unseated indoor live events, with more than 500 people in the audience
  • unseated outdoor live events, with more than 4,000 people in the audience
  • any event, of any nature, which has more than 10,000 people in attendance
  • no personal data is stored on the NHS Scotland Covid Check app

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