Another positive case of Covid19 has been recorded in Orkney bringing the cumulative total to 62.
The cumulative total of positive cases in Orkney is now at 57.
Today’s figures are a stark warning to anyone getting complacent about Covid, particularly in Orkney, which has seen few cases up till now.
Orkney’s cumulative total of Covid19 positive test results is now at 35.
As numbers of positive cases of Covid19 continue to be recorded in Orkney, now at 33 in total, it has been confirmed that the islands will be placed in the Tier 1 level of restrictions in Scotland starting on Monday.
The cumulative number of positive Covid19 tests recorded in Orkney now stands at 31.
Numbers of recorded cases in Scotland continue to be of great concern including another positive test in Orkney.
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.
“”These are not easy issues, but, if there are different ways of protecting our island communities, we are open to them.”
Scotland’s cases of covid continue to rise. Today’s published figures show a rise of 714 new confirmed cases . This is 11.5% of those people newly tested. In Orkney the officially confirmed number now totals 22.