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38 New #Covid Cases in Orkney Since Monday

The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 5,405.

The monitoring of Kirkwall’s sewage system continues to show positive readings for traces of non-infective Covid-19 ribonucleic acid (RNA)

The stats for Scotland published today, 2nd of June 2022, on the PHS website are as follows:

National Records of Scotland: Deaths Involving Covid-19

  • As of 29th May 2022, there have been a total of 14,799 deaths registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate.
  • In week 23rd to 29th May there were 45 deaths involving COVID-19 (8 fewer than the previous week).
  • The provisional total number of all deaths registered in Scotland in week 21 of 2022 (23rd to 29th May) was 1,090 (3% above the 5-year average).

Deaths involving Covid 19 Age Groups

  • Age 45 – 64: 2 deaths
  • Age 65 – 74: 11 deaths
  • Age 75 – 84: 14 deaths
  • Age 85+ : 18 deaths

7 deaths occurred in Care Homes, 8 at Home/non institutional setting, 30 in a 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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  1. To Messrs. Clyde & Treasure on Facebook….’Absence of evidence isn’t evidence of absence.’

    The point is – to try to keep on making people be aware of the continuing presence of Covid, – whether they like it or not.

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