“This new variant demonstrates how serious Covid is and reinforces the need to minimise the spread of the virus. “
The majority of Scots are following Covid guidance although women are better than men and young people at following the rules.
The cumulative total for Orkney has increased by 1 and now stands at 70.
“And while there is a wish amongst leaders to protect their own people first, the response to this pandemic must be collective.” WHO
Whilst Orkney has the lowest numbers recorded so far for Covid in Scotland it is a worrying and steady trend upwards in numbers.
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.