Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Easy read summary for Shetland Islands

This information comes from the UK Government.

This easy read 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 17,457 tests reported on 13 May 2021. This shows an increase of 4.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 7 May 2021 and 13 May 2021, there have been 131,319 tests.

Cases in Shetland Islands

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

0 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on .

Between 9 May 2021 and 15 May 2021, 0 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows no change compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Scotland

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

3,003,339 people had been given a first dose by the end of 14 May 2021.

1,599,519 people had been given a second dose by the end of 14 May 2021.

Healthcare in Scotland

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

9 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 11 May 2021.

Between 5 May 2021 and 11 May 2021, 63 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 28.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 64 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 14 May 2021.

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

There were 3 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 14 May 2021.

Deaths in Shetland Islands

There were 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 15 May 2021.

Between 9 May 2021 and 15 May 2021, there have been 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows no change compared to the previous 7 days.