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Coronavirus / Covid related death recorded

THE DEATH of a person in Shetland who had Covid mentioned on their death certificate was registered last week, according to National Records of Scotland data.

Meanwhile the death of another person in Shetland who tested positive for Covid at some point in the 28 days before they passed away was registered in the week prior.

A further 69 positive Covid cases in Shetland were reported today (Friday).

The local Test and Protect team will also be distributing free lateral flow test kits in various locations around Shetland after Scottish pharmacies stopped stocking them.

Test boxes will be on offer on these days and locations:

  • Saturday 9 April – NorthLink terminal 4.30pm – 6.30pm
  • Sunday 10 April – Sumburgh Airport 4pm – 7pm
  • Mon 11 April – NorthLink terminal 7.30am – 8.30am and Clickimin 10am – 3pm
  • Thursday 14 April – North Mainland Leisure Centre, Brae 12pm – 3pm and NorthLink terminal 4.30pm – 6.30pm
  • Friday 15 April – Clickimin 2pm – 6pm
  • Saturday 16 April – North Mainland Leisure Centre, Brae 10am – 1pm and West Mainland Leisure Centre, Aith 2.30pm – 4.30pm
  • Sunday 17 April – NorthLink ferry terminal 7.30am – 8.30am

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