The Scottish Government has announced that routine COVID-19 testing in hospitals, care homes and prisons is to be substantially reduced in Scotland following clinical and scientific advice.
A new test developed by scientists at the University of Aberdeen using AI-assisted technology has proven to be almost one hundred percent accurate in detecting Covid antibodies.
“My friend also took a Lateral Flow Test which, thankfully, was negative. But, as apparently they‘re not always 100% correct, he’s also staying home and doing a test every day for a week”
The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 173 as 2 more positive test results were recorded today.
Whilst this is good news, caution needs to be observed as the excellent work SEPA is doing monitoring waste water is registering a ‘positive’ record for Orkney.
The cumulative total of Covid cases recorded in Orkney is now at 152 as 2 more positive test results were published today.
The cumulative total of positive Covid cases in Orkney is now at 143 as 2 new cases have been recorded.
On 21/07/2021, PHS (Public Health Scotland) noted that no data has been received from the NHS Orkney laboratory since 19/07/2021. PHS are working with NHS Orkney to resolve this issue.
The cumulative total of covid cases in Orkney now stands at 138 as 1 more case was recorded today.
The cumulative total of Covid cases recorded in Orkney now stands at 137 as 2 more positive results were published today.