7 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 1,118 as 7 new positive cases were recorded in the Health Board area today, 24th of December 2021.

Across Orkney the cases recorded between 15th and 21st of December 2021 are as follows:

  • West Mainland: 11
  • Stromness, Sandwick, Stenness: 5
  • East Mainland: 44
  • Isles: 19

The stats for Scotland published on 24th of December 2021 are as follows:

  • 7,076 new cases of COVID-19 reported*
  • 55,780 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results*
    • 14.6% of these were positive
  • 10 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 34 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 536 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,378,172 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, 4,006,076 have received their second dose, and 2,841,703 have received a third dose or booster.

* PHS 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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