THE officially confirmed number of coronavirus cases on the Western Isles is still 7, says the Scottish Government, today, Thursday, August 13
Nationally there were:
- 65 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.
- 0 new reported death of someone who has tested positive
The new figures - which include regional breakdowns across the country – continue to show Orkney with 9 cases, while Shetland is still shown as 54.
Highland Region has had 389 cases, showing a further case.
So far, there have been 2021 (last updated 14.08.20).coronavirus tests reported as conducted in the Western Isles.
For regular updates see https://www.coronavirus.wi.nhs.scot/?page_id=1884
A total of 415,868 Scottish tests have been concluded so far. Of these:
- 19,238 tests have been positive. That's up 65 from yesterday, a rise of 0.4%.
- 11,150 of the cases have been in the Greater Glasgow, Clyde, Lanarkshire and Lothian areas. That's up 23 from yesterday, a rise of 0.2%.
A total of 2491 patients in Scotland who tested positive for coronavirus are now reported to have died. That's a zero increase for a further day.
In total, 4,213 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
There were 253 people in Scottish hospitals last night with confirmed COVID-19 (including 3 in intensive care).
- There is a display of figures for the spread of the disease at https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-tests-and-cases-in-scotland/
- There are also analytical graphs and information from across the world at https://www.travellingtabby.com/scotland-coronavirus-tracker/
In terms of incidence of positive cases per 10,000 population, the comparative figures - all rounded slightly - are:
- Scotland: 34.7/10,000
- Shetland Isles: 23.5/10,000
- Highland: 16.4/10,000
- Orkney Isles: 4.1/10,000
- Outer Hebrides: 2.5/10,000
(This figures were calculated by welovestornoway.com to give readers a sense of regional variations. They were last revised on Saturday August 8).