The cumulative total of positive cases in Orkney has now increased to 60.
The cumulative total of positive cases in Orkney is now at 57.
Published today, 22nd of January, are the latest figures for positive tests recorded and unfortunately cases continue to rise in Orkney. The total now recorded in Orkney is 56.
Another 2 cases of Covid have been recorded in Orkney bringing the cumulative total so far to 53
Two more cases have been added to the cumulative total for Orkney bringing that to 51.
Today’s figures are a stark warning to anyone getting complacent about Covid, particularly in Orkney, which has seen few cases up till now.
The public is being urged to not drop their guard as positive cases of Covid19 continue to rise. Today’s figures also saw the first increase in Orkney for several days bringing in the cumulative total in the islands to 41.
Orkney is to remain in Level 3 and mainland Scotland in Level 4 but with increased limitations and which activities can take place.
The rise in positive cases across every Health Board area in Scotland is why it is so important for everyone to continue to take care when they are out and about.
“I was delighted to see the Covid-19 vaccine arrive in Orkney last week. It is heartening that frontline NHS and care workers are being prioritised, no matter where they live.”