19 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 1,888 as 19 new PCR tests were recorded in the Health Board area.

In the combined stats posted on the PHS website the stats are as follows:

  • PCR only: 11
  • LFD and positive PCR: 3
  • LFD only: 18
  • Total: 32

From 26th January to 1st February 2022 there were 77 positive cases in Orkney. The positivity rate was 15.7%

Across the islands the cases recorded for this period were as follows:

  • West Mainland: 24
  • Stromness, Sandwick, Stenness: 16
  • East Mainland: 19
  • Isles: 3

RNA Monitoring of waste water in Kirkwall continues to show a positive result. Testing is conducted on incoming waste water samples collected by Scottish Water to pinpoint fragments of coronavirus’ ribonucleic acid (RNA) in local waste water samples.

The stats for Scotland published on 4th February 2022 are as follows:

  • 7,676 new cases of COVID-19 reported.
  • 17 new reported deaths of people who have tested positive
  • 27 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 1,042 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,418,804 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, 4,132,928 have received their second dose, and 3,310,626 have received a third dose or booster

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