CHARITY MENINGITIS NOW are urging young people off to university or the world of work this Autumn not to assume it’s COVID-19 if they feel ill – it might be meningitis.
1 New #Covid Case in Orkney
87.7% of those ages 18+years in Orkney have had two doses of the Covid vaccine
1 Additional #Covid Case Recorded in Orkney
The cumulative total of covid cases in Orkney now stands at 138 as 1 more case was recorded today.
Supporting the Most Vulnerable at Level 0 #Covid Update
Emma Roddick SNP, raised with the FM how the most vulnerable to COVID in our society will be supported following the move to level 0, highlighting specifically those with blood cancers whose treatment may affect the vaccine’s effectiveness.
Another 3 #Covid Positive Test Results Recorded in Orkney
The cumulative total of Covid positive test results in Orkney now stands at 128.
6 New Positive #Covid Cases Recorded in Orkney
Six new positive covid cases have been recorded in Orkney bringing the cumulative total to 125.
#Covid Symptoms: “narrow definition is now likely to impede control of transmission”
“The UK’s narrow clinical case definition impedes not only the identification of cases but also the understanding of SARS-CoV-2 transmission.”
Loss of Sense of Smell One of the Most Common Symptoms in Mild #Covid
A reduced sense of smell, or olfactory dysfunction, is one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19.
#Covid19 Update in Scotland: 28 Deaths
As well as the large numbers being recorded for the virus in the 5 Health Board areas under stricter measures Orkney also recorded yet another case and the Western Isles 2 more.
Test and Protect: “A Collective National Endeavour”
Scotland’s strategy of test, trace, isolate and support will be available in every NHS Board area from this Thursday 28th of May.