11 New #Covid Cases in Orkney Since Monday

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 5,354.

The stats for Scotland published on 26th of May 2022 are as follows:

Covid Related Deaths in Scotland

  • As of 22nd May 2022, there have been a total of 14,753 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.
  • From 16th to 22nd May there were 52 deaths involving COVID-19 (9 fewer than the previous week).
  • The provisional total number of all deaths registered in Scotland in week 20 of 2022 (16th to 22nd May) was 1,191 (13% above the 5-year average).

Age 45 – 64 : 7 deaths

Age 65 – 74: 6 deaths

Age 75 – 84: 13 deaths

Age 85+: 26 deaths

7 Covid related deaths took place in Care Homes; 6 in a Home/Non-Institutional Setting; 39 in Hospital

  • get your vaccine when offered to ensure you are fully protected
  • stay at home if you’re unwell with symptoms or have a fever
  • open windows when socialising indoors
  • wear a face covering in indoor public places and on public transport
  • wash your hands to protect yourself

Care for yourself and others to help slow down the spread of the virus and reduce pressure on our health services.

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