THE officially confirmed number of coronavirus cases on the Western Isles remains at six, the Scottish Government said today, Tuesday June 9

So far, there have been 755 coronavirus tests reported as conducted in the Western Isles. [09.06.2020]  For regular updates see

The number of cases officially reported in the Outer Hebrides has remained static for more than 7 weeks.

There are still 54 cases shown for Shetland. In Orkney, the total remains at 8.

The total number of positive cases reported from across Highland Region is 340, the same as yesterday.  There were 8 people in hospital in Highland with the condition overnight.

A total of 128,495 Scottish tests have been concluded so far.  Of these:

  • 15,653 tests were positive. That's up 14 from yesterday, a rise of less than 0.1%.
  • In all, 8785 of the cases were in the Greater Glasgow, Clyde, Lanarkshire and Lothian areas. That's up 10 from yesterday, a rise of 0.1%.

On June 6 there were 3059 tests carried out by NHS Scotland in hospitals, care homes or in the community, making a total of 199,005 COVID-19 tests through NHS labs to date.

In addition, there were 1503 drive-through and mobile tests carried out by the Regional Testing Centres in Scotland bringing the total to 69,219 tests to date.

The latest national coronavirus figures were confirmed at 2pm today.

A total of 2422 patients in Scotland who tested positive for coronavirus are now reported to have died. This is seven more than the previous day. There were 641 people in Scottish hospitals with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 (including 21 in intensive care). 

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In terms of incidence of cases per 10,000 population, the comparative figures - all rounded slightly - are:

  • Scotland: 28/10,000
  • Shetland Isles: 23.5/10,000
  • Highland: 14.3/10,000
  • Orkney Isles: 3.6/10,000
  • Outer Hebrides: 2.2/10,000

(This figures were calculated by to give readers a sense of regional variations.  They were last revised on Saturday May 30)