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7 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 351 as 7 new positive test results were recorded in the Health Board area.

From 4th to 10th of October the positive cases recorded in Orkney were as follows:

  • West Mainland: 4
  • Stromness, Sandwick, Stenness: 8
  • East Mainland: 0 – 2
  • North Isles, Linked South Isles, Hoy, Flotta: 0 – 2

The stats for Scotland published on 13th October 2021 are as follows:

  • 2,581 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 35,728 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 7.7% of these were positive
  • 30 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 51 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 918 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,270,126 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,868,656 have received their second dose

In the week ending 10 October, 126 deaths were registered where COVID-19 was on the death certificate.

Since the start of the outbreak:

  • 8,849 people have died who have tested positive as at 13 October
  • 11,262 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 10 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 10 October)

In the week 4 – 10 October:

  • 26 deaths were of people aged under 65
  • 24 were people aged 65-74
  • 76 deaths of people aged 75 or over

82 deaths were male, 44 were female.

98 deaths were in hospitals, 19 were in care homes and 9 were at home or a non-institutional setting.

Hospital and ICU Covid Stats for Scotland:

  • 918 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19; of these, 51 were in intensive care
    • in addition, yesterday 13 confirmed COVID-19 patients were in intensive care longer than 28 days
  • in the week ending 9 October, 644 patients with confirmed COVID-19 were admitted to hospital
  • in the week ending 12 October, 41 patients with confirmed COVID-19 were admitted to intensive care
  • 22,163 inpatients who tested positive for COVID-19 have been discharged from hospital since 5 March 2020
  • as at 6 October, 1,505 people were delayed in hospital

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