Covid-19 cases on the increase in Aberdeenshire

The number of coronavirus cases in Aberdeenshire increased by 141 over the weekend, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 2:23 pm
Updated Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 5:12 pm
The number of Covid cases is on the increase

A total of 8,271 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid in Aberdeenshire when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on Monday.

The rate of infection in the region now stands at 3,166 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the Scotland average of 6,056.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 141,106 over the period, to 5,473,477.

There was also one more coronavirus death recorded over the weekend in Aberdeenshire.

The figures also show that three-quarters of people in the region have received two doses of a vaccine.