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1 New #Covid Case in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 329 as 1 new positive test result was recorded in the Health Board area.

In Orkney 82.4% of those aged 16+years have been fully vaccinated.

And over half (55.8 %) of those aged between 12 and 15 have had one vaccination jag.

The stats for Scotland published on 6th October 2021 are as follows:

  • 3,055 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 46,892 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 6.9% of these were positive
  • 34 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 68 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 988 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,229,178 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,852,067 have received their second dose

In the week ending 3 October, 141 deaths were registered where COVID-19 was on the death certificate

Since the start of the outbreak:

  • 8,721 people have died who have tested positive as at 6 October
  • 11,134 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 3 October
  • 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 3 October)

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