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Death of COVID-19 Orkney patient recorded in official figures

An Orkney patient has died from COVID-19, according to official figures.

The death, reported by Public Heath Scotland, occurred on Wednesday.

It brings the total number of deaths in Orkney associated with the virus to three.

It marks the first death in the county relating to the virus since April 2020, ten months ago.

If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, you must isolate immediately. You can book a test by calling the COVID Assessment Centre for a test. The number to call is 888211.

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