For 10 days in a row Scotland has had no deaths recorded due to Covid19.
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.
“On Monday, 6th of July, I had a rare opportunity to visit Balfour hospital’s Laboratory.”
Public health measures introduced in Scotland have protected our communities from increased exposure to the deadly virus and allowed frontline workers to continue to work safely.
NHS Orkney commenced testing for Covid19 on April 20th 2020.
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.
NHS Orkney has set up a dedicated helpline for people to use to book a test – 01856 888211. The service is open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 7pm and Saturday from 9.30am to 12pm.
As Scotland begins to move into Phase 2 of easing restrictions Orkney has recorded its 9th confirmed case of Covid19 in the islands.
This table illustrates the number of people (staff and residents) in care homes who have been tested in the last week.
contact tracers will introduce themselves, state the reason for their call, and will always identify the call recipient by name