About this release

This weekly release by Public Health Scotland presents data on COVID-19 across NHSScotland.

Main points

  • From 8 December 2020 to 10 January 2021, 163,203 individuals received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccination, as reported in the Vaccination Management Tool.
From 8 December 2020 to 10 January 2021, 163,203 individuals received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccination, as reported in the Vaccination Management Tool.
  • In the 24 hour reporting period from 10 January to 11 January 2021, 62% of cases tested via the UK Government laboratories had a profile consistent with the new variant of Covid-19.
  • Between 28 May 2020 to 10 January 2021, 130,719 individuals were recorded in the contact tracing software, from which 489,311 contacts have been traced (of which 347,910 were unique).
  • As at 10 January 2021, there have been 151,547 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 13,282 in the week ending 10 January.
  • In the week ending 10 January there were 272 individuals aged 16-17 and 414 aged 18-19 who tested positive for COVID-19.
  • In the week ending 7 January, there were 978 admissions to hospital with a laboratory confirmed test of COVID-19.
  • In the week ending 9 January there were 107 new admissions to Intensive Care Units (ICUs) for confirmed COVID-19 patients.
  • In the week ending 10 January there were 14,628 people who arrived in Scotland from outside the UK, of which 10,483 were required to quarantine and 1,998 were contacted by the National Contact Tracing Centre.
  • For the week ending 7 January, 0.7% of key healthcare workers tested positive for COVID-19.

Additional charts and data are available to view in the interactive dashboard accompanying this report.

Wider impact detailed analysis

The response to the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have a wider impact on health and care as a result of the lockdown, economic pressures and changes to health services.

A range of analyses on the impact of COVID-19 across aspects of NHS Scotland is available on the interactive information tool.

Background

Since the start of the outbreak, Public Health Scotland (PHS) has been working closely with the Scottish Government and health and care colleagues to support the surveillance and monitoring of COVID-19 amongst the population. There is a large amount of data being regularly published regarding COVID-19. For example, Coronavirus in Scotland – Scottish Government (external website) and Deaths involving coronavirus in Scotland – National Records of Scotland (external website). This report complements the range of existing data currently available.

 

Find out more

Open data

View open data for COVID-19 on the Scottish Health and Social Care Open data platform (external website) for:

  • weekly COVID-19 statistical data in Scotland
  • COVID-19 vaccination in Scotland
  • Daily COVID-19 dashboard
  • Enhanced surveillance of COVID-19 in Scotland
  • Hospital onset COVID-19 cases in Scotland

COVID-19 daily dashboard

Access the COVID-19 daily dashboard for the following information:

  • daily COVID-19 positive cases and deaths by health board and local
  • daily hospital admissions and ICU admissions at Scotland level
  • data on vaccinations from 26 February 2021

Further data

There is a large amount of data being regularly published regarding COVID-19 – for example, Coronavirus in Scotland on the Scottish Government website (external website) and deaths involving coronavirus in Scotland on the National Records of Scotland (external website). 

COVID-19 in pregnancy in Scotland

The 8 December 2021 COVID-19 statistical report contains information on COVID-19 infection and vaccination in pregnancy in Scotland.

Surveillance

View information about the  COVID-19 Infection Survey (external website) – this represents the single biggest expansion to date of asymptomatic testing for surveillance purposes in the pandemic and is being conducted by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the University of Oxford, on behalf of the UK and The Scottish Government. 

Shielding

The 10 June 2020 COVID-19 statistical report contains information relating to shielding patients.

Ethnicity data

The 27 October 2021 COVID-19 statistical report contains information relating to ethnicity of COVID-19 positives.

General enquiries

If you have an enquiry relating to this publication, please email phs.covid19data&analytics@phs.scot.

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Older versions of this publication

Versions of this publication released before 16 March 2020 may be found on the Data and Intelligence, Health Protection Scotland or Improving Health websites.

Last updated: 28 June 2021
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