As a result of increased uptake of the vaccine and measures people have put in place to limit the spread of Covid, cases of seasonal flu are much reduced this yea
“The safest way to spend Christmas and the festive period is to stay within your own household, in your own home and your own local area.”
“We are also advising people who are not in Aberdeen, not to travel to Aberdeen. “
The weekly stats produced by the National Record of Scotland (NRS) continue to show Scotland’s success in limiting the spread of the deadly virus Covid19.
As of the 21st of June 2020 there had been a total of 4,119 deaths in Scotland where Covid19 was mentioned on the death registration.
This table illustrates the number of people (staff and residents) in care homes who have been tested in the last week.
“The extent to which known or unknown factors contribute to the greater COVID-19 burden or severity among BAME people is not known.”
Also published was the number of staff and residents in Care Homes who had been tested for Covid 19.
Physical distancing will be applied to all public transport in order to limit transmission of Covid19 and to protect workers and other users.
The weekly figures published by the NRS as at the 3rd of May show a continued shift from deaths in hospital to those in care homes.