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2 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 909 as 2 new positive test results were recorded in the Health Board area.

16,838 (84.9 %) of people aged 12+ in Orkney are fully vaccinated.

7,078 (35.7%) in Orkney have had a third booster jag.

The stats published for Scotland on 28th of November 2021 are as follows:

  • 2,177 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 24,918 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
    • 9.3% of these were positive
  • 0 new reported deaths of people who have tested positive (noting that Register Offices are now generally closed at weekends)
  • 55 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 709 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,344,985 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, 3,946,514 have received their second dose, and 1,629,572 have received a third dose or booster
  • if you don’t have symptoms take regular lateral flow tests before socialising or mixing with other households in any setting.

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