11 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 1,069 as 11 new positive tests were recorded in the Health Board area.

Across Orkney from 12th to 18th of December 2021 the cases were as follows:

  • West Mainland: 7
  • Stromness, Sandwick, Stenness: 6
  • East Mainland: 56
  • Isles: 5

The stats for Scotland published on 21st of December 2021 are as follows:

  • 5,242 new cases of COVID-19 reported*
  • 39,493 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results*
    • 14.9% of these were positive
  • 9 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive 
  • 37 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 515 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,373,917 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, 3,997,192 have received their second dose, and 2,630,615 have received a third dose or booster.

* Public Health Scotland note there continues to be an impact on turnaround times between specimens being taken and results reported, due to larger volumes of tests being processed by labs.

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