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The number of confirmed new Covid-cases fell to only four yesterday (Sunday November 14), by far the lowest daily figure for the month.  

The latest update from NHSWI Chief Executive Gordon Jamieson said all 4 cases were related to Lewis: 2 are off island, 1 is a new case and one is linked to existing cases.

"We vaccinated 994 people this weekend," he added

NHSWI have a flu and COVID booster appointment-only clinic today on Lewis, 12.30-7pm. Please remember to attend if you have an appointment.

Orkney remains top of the regional list for Covid cases in Scotland but the Western Isles have now fallen to 14th. 

Scottish Summary: 14 November 2021

  • 3,077 new cases of COVID-19 reported
  • 31,384 new tests for COVID-19 reported results
  • 10.3 % of these were positive
  • 1 new reported death of someone who had tested positive (noting that Register Offices are now generally closed at weekends)
  • 765 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 56 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19
  • 4,327,340 people have received the first dose of a Covid vaccination
  • 3,924,870 have received their second dose of a Covid vaccination