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22 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney has now reached 500 as 22 new positive tests were recorded in the Health Board area.

From 20th to 26th of October 2016 the positive cases recorded in Orkney were as follows:

  • West Mainland: 13
  • Stromness, Sandwick, Stenness: 16
  • East Mainland: 17
  • North Isles, Linked South Isles, Hoy, Flotta, Graemsay: 15

The stats for Scotland published on 29th of October 2021 are as follows:

  • 2,732 new cases of COVID-19 reported*
  • 38,122 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results*
    • 7.7% of these were positive*
  • 24 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 60 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 926 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,314,144 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,903,299 have received their second dose

*Please note that today’s testing and case numbers may be affected by a data flow issue at the Glasgow Lighthouse laboratory.  The position has improved but there are still some delays in results being sent.

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