11 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 1,705 as 11 new positive tests were recorded in the Health Board area.

The stats for Scotland published on 14th of January 2022 are as follows:

  • 9,910 new cases of COVID-19 reported*. Please note that this figure now includes cases identified using either a first LFD (lateral flow device) or PCR (polymerase chain reaction) positive test
  • 41 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
  • 50 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 1,544 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,396,802 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, 4,060,859 have received their second dose, and 3,171,289 have received a third dose or booster

* Whilst improving, there continues to be large volumes of tests being processed by labs; this has impacted turnaround times resulting in delays between specimen’s beings taken and results being received and reported. PHS are continuing to monitor the situation.

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