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10 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 1,482 as 10 new positive test results were recorded in the Health Board area.

The stats for Scotland published on 4th of January are:

  • 17,259 new cases of COVID-19 reported*
  • 56,290 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results*
    • 35.3% of these were positive
  • 42 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 1,147 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,384,343 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, 4,022,821 have received their second dose, and 3,006,133 have received a third dose or booster

* There continues to be large volumes of tests being processed by labs. This and the holiday weekend have impacted turnaround times resulting in delays between specimens being taken and results being received and reported. Public Health Scotland are continuing to monitor the situation.

Full data in Scotland will not be published until 5th of January 2021.

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