Condolences voiced after Covid death

NHS Shetland has expressed its sorrow after an isles resident who had tested positive for Covid-19 died.

The patient was receiving treatment on the mainland.

The death was recorded in today’s Scottish government Covid-19 update.

NHS Shetland Chief Executive Michael Dickson said: “I know I speak on behalf of all at NHS Shetland in offering our sincerest condolences to the affected family.”

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  • William Smith

    • November 11th, 2020 22:17

    He was my father, Willie Smith, from Scalloway. He contracted covid in ward 109, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. He went down for a scan, and did not expect to be kept there almost three weeks. He tested positive just as he was about to be discharged.
    William Smith. Parkville, Scalloway.

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