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Starting on Monday 26th of April people from mainland Scotland will be able to travel to Orkney.
In total 14,303 adults in Orkney have had the first dose (76.5%) and 3,197 have had the second dose (17.1%)
In Scotland 2,608,831 people have had their first dose of the vaccine – 57.4%
The first dose of the covid vaccination has now been administered to 2,322,832 people in Scotland, 51.1% of the population.
It’s been a very long time since Orkney had a new case of Covid recorded (18th of February 2021)but unfortunately that has now occurred. The stats for Scotland reported today 21st of […]
New stats (17th of March 2021) published for the Covid vaccination programmes in Scotland record an extremely high uptake of the vaccine.
To date, NHS Orkney has vaccinated 48.2% of islanders with the 1st dose of the Covid vaccine and 4% with the 2nd dose.
Primary Schools are set to return on Monday 15th of March but Orkney will continue in level 3 until 26th of April.
“This new variant demonstrates how serious Covid is and reinforces the need to minimise the spread of the virus. “