The combined stats for Orkney for 2nd February 2022 are as follows:
These stats are from the Public Health Scotland website for 2nd February 2022.
- PCR only: 9
- LFD and PCR combined: 2
- LFD only: 27
- Total: 38
The stats for Scotland published on 2nd February 2022 are as follows:
- 8,310 new cases of COVID-19 reported.
- 28 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
- 1,116 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
- 4,417,105 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, 4,130,639 have received their second dose, and 3,302,671 have received a third dose or booster
Due to a technical issue, Public Health Scotland have been unable to provide daily deaths figures for 2 February 2022. These figures will be updated once they are available.
- on 1 February, 30 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive
- in the week ending 30 January, 121 deaths were registered where COVID-19 was on the death certificate
Since the start of the outbreak:
- 10,341 people have died who have tested positive as at 1 February
- 12,946 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 30 January
- 29% of COVID-19 registered deaths related to deaths in care homes, 64% were in hospitals and 7% were at home or non-institutional settings (as at 30 January)
In the week 24 to 30 January, 121 deaths were registered that mentioned COVID-19 on the death certificate, a decrease of 25 deaths from the previous week.
15 deaths were aged under 65, 22 were aged 65-74 and there were 84 deaths in people aged 75 or over.
Glasgow City (16 deaths), Fife (13 deaths) and North Lanarkshire (12 deaths) had the highest numbers of deaths at council level. In total, 29 (out of 32) council areas had at least one death last week.
75 deaths were in hospitals, 35 were in care homes, 10 were at home or in a non-institutional setting and there was one death in another institutional setting.
Pete Whitehouse, Director of Statistical Services, said:
“The latest figures show that last week there were 121 deaths where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate. This is 25 fewer deaths than the previous week.
“The number of deaths from all causes registered in Scotland in this week was 1,248, which is 8% fewer than the five year average.”
The publication Deaths involving coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland is available on the NRS website.
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