Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Highland

This information comes from the UK Government.

This document explains the key statistics presented on the UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard. It was last updated on .

Testing in Scotland

Testing is where we do a test to see who has coronavirus. Some people are tested more than once.

There were 20,897 tests reported on 25 October 2021. This shows an increase of 0.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 19 October 2021 and 25 October 2021, there have been 211,295 tests.

Cases in Highland

A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.

83 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 26 October 2021.

Between 20 October 2021 and 26 October 2021, 711 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 41.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Highland

Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.

185,222 people had been given a first dose by the end of 25 October 2021.

171,800 people had been given a second dose by the end of 25 October 2021.

Healthcare in Scotland

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

90 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 22 October 2021.

Between 16 October 2021 and 22 October 2021, 623 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 2.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 917 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 26 October 2021.

Some people in the hospital need to use a special device called a mechanical ventilator to help them breathe.

There were 59 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 26 October 2021.

Deaths in Highland

There were 2 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 26 October 2021.

Between 20 October 2021 and 26 October 2021, there have been 4 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 300.0% compared to the previous 7 days.