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.
87.7% of those ages 18+years in Orkney have had two doses of the Covid vaccine
The cumulative total of covid cases in Orkney now stands at 138 as 1 more case was recorded today.
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.
The cumulative total of Covid positive test results in Orkney now stands at 128.
Six new positive covid cases have been recorded in Orkney bringing the cumulative total to 125.
“The UK’s narrow clinical case definition impedes not only the identification of cases but also the understanding of SARS-CoV-2 transmission.”
A reduced sense of smell, or olfactory dysfunction, is one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19.
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.
Scotland’s strategy of test, trace, isolate and support will be available in every NHS Board area from this Thursday 28th of May.