2 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 381 as two new positive test results were recorded in the Health Board Area.

From 12th to 18th of October the cases recorded in Orkney were as follows:

  • West Mainland: 0 – 2
  • Stromness, Sandwick, Stenness: 0 – 2
  • East Mainland: 5
  • North Isles, Linked South Isles, Hoy, Flotta: 0 – 2

The stats for Scotland published on 21st October 2021 were as follows:

  • 2,355 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 33,741 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 7.4% of these were positive
  • 32 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 58 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 917 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,297,028 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,886,176 have received their second dose

That’s 4 more deaths in just one day in Scotland than New Zealand has recorded (at 28) for the whole of the pandemic period.

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