Coronavirus (COVID-19): daily data for Scotland - 31 August 2021
31st August 2021
6,029* new cases of COVID-19 reported.
43,512 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
14.9% of these were positive.
7 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive.
54 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19.
585 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19.
4,106,408 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 3,680,761 have received their second dose.
* Please note that we continue to see a larger proportion of specimens reported that were processed more than 48 hours ago.
on 31 August, 7 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive .
in the week ending 22 August, 41 deaths were registered where COVID-19 was on the death certificate.
Since the start of the outbreak:
8,118 people have died who have tested positive as at 31 August.
10,505 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 22 August.
32% of COVID-19 registered deaths related to deaths in care homes, 61% were in hospitals and 7% were at home or non-institutional settings (as at 22 August).
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