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9 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 1,019 as 9 new positive cases were recorded in the Health Board area, 17th December 2021.

The stats for Scotland published on 17th of December 2021 are as follows:

  • 4,336 new cases of COVID-19 reported*
  • 47,082 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results*
    • 10.1% of these were positive
  • 7 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 33 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 522 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,367,798 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, 3,986,305 have received their second dose, and 2,377,170 have received a third dose or booster.

* Public Health Scotland have made us aware that due to a larger volume of tests being processed, the turnaround time for test results has been impacted, meaning the number of tests being reported on today may be lower than expected.

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