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16 New #Covid Cases in Orkney

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 5,214.

Over 7 days (19th – 25th April) there have been 103 new Covid cases recorded in Orkney.

  • West Mainland: 23
  • Stromness, Sandwick & Stenness: 10
  • East Mainland: 16
  • Isles: 17

The stats for Scotland published on 28th of April 2022 are as follows:

Covid Related Deaths in Scotland – Information from The National Records of Scotland

  • As of 24th April 2022, there have been a total of 14,455 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.
  • In week 16 there were 121 deaths involving COVID-19 (8 fewer than the previous week).
  • The provisional total number of all deaths registered in Scotland in week 16 of 2022 (18th to 24th April) was 1,242 (16% above the 5-year average).

UK Deaths Involving Covid : on Wednesday 27 April 2022 at 4:00pm

Deaths within 28 days of positive test: 174,448. Within the last 7 days there have been 2,062

  • England: 151, 680
  • Scotland: 12,006
  • Wales: 7,348
  • N.Ireland: 3,414

Deaths with COVID-19 on the death certificate: 191,277

  • England: 161, 337
  • Scotland: 14,267
  • Wales: 10,005
  • N. Ireland: 4,513
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  • wash your hands to protect yourself
  • take a PCR test and isolate if you have symptoms
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