Orkney records 63 cases of COVID-19
A total of 63 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Orkney over the past 24 hours, according to data published by the Scottish Government.
This brings the county’s case total since the pandemic began to 1,472.
On Saturday, there were 64 cases over the past 24 hours, and on Sunday there were 3.
NHS Orkney has reminded the community that PCR testing is available over the festive period.
If you require a PCR test, you can simply drive to the COVID Testing Centre in Kirkwall. No appointment needed. If necessary (i.e., you don’t/can’t drive), you can phone 0300 303 9545 for further assistance. Festive opening hours for the centre are available on https://www.ohb.scot.nhs.uk/news/festive-timetable-covid-testing-centre-and-kirkwall-vaccination-centre-21-december-2021.