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Coronavirus (COVID-19): daily data for Scotland - 30 September 2021 -Almost 500 More Deaths In September

30th September 2021

The pandemic is far from over as shown by the figures showing deaths in the past few weeks. The number of people in hospital in Scotland is still very high. Those testing negative up until now may yet go on to catch the illness. The time for sitting on the fence regarding vaccinations is now well past as many in hospital have for one reason or another not been vaccinated. Younger people are increasingly affected as most older people have had two jabs and recover after being infected now which is very different from the start of the outbreak.

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2,911 new cases of COVID-19 reported.

46,793 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results
6.7% of these were positive.

35 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive.

74 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19.

998 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19.

4,189,701 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,837,689 have received their second dose.

on 30 September, 35 new reported death(s) of people who have tested positive.

in the week ending 26 September, 165 deaths were registered where COVID-19 was on the death certificate.

Since the start of the outbreak:

8,614 people have died who have tested positive as at 30 September.

August - 8,118 people have died who have tested positive as at 31 August.

10,991 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 26 September.

31% of COVID-19 registered deaths related to deaths in care homes, 62% were in hospitals and 7% were at home or non-institutional settings (as at 26 September).

998 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19; of these, 74 were in intensive care.

in addition, yesterday 13 confirmed COVID-19 patients were in intensive care longer than 28 days.

in the week ending 26 September, 705 patients with confirmed COVID-19 were admitted to hospital.

in the week ending 29 September, 44 patients with confirmed COVID-19 were admitted to intensive care.

21,315 inpatients who tested positive for COVID-19 have been discharged from hospital since 5 March 2020.

as at 29 September, 1,590 people were delayed in hospital.

During the week ending 30 September, in total:

68,476 people were newly tested
19,831 people tested positive for the first time
253,874 tests reported (46 tests per 1,000 population)
21,372 positive tests reported (8.4% of tests)
Since the start of the outbreak, as at 30 September:

a total of 3,182,674 people in Scotland have been tested at least once. Of these people:
566,231 have tested positive
2,616,443 were confirmed negative
a total of 4,496,628 COVID-19 tests carried out through NHS labs and 5,877,644 through UKG Labs in Scotland have reported results.

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