The latest news on the roads
For Scotland there were 908 new cases of Covid19 reported on 13th February 2021
Police Scotland and Orkney Islands Council are urging people not to venture out on the county’s roads unless their journey is absolutely essential.
Another 2 positive Covid cases in Orkney have been recorded. This is an extremely worrying upward trend in Orkney.
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The cumulative total of positive Covid cases in Orkney now stands at 66.
The Hostel – COVID-19 Business Support and Continuity Fund aims to provide a safety net to keep hostel businesses operating while restrictions on opening and travel are in place and then be trade ready when it is safe for travel to return.
“This project, which sees collaboration between Scotland and our friends in France, is in line with our international energy engagement priorities for both hydrogen and offshore wind and will help to support our efforts to develop new renewable energy solutions. ” Paul Wheelhouse Scottish Government Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands
8,726 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 7 February 2021
David Stewart ,MSP Labour, has continued to press the Scottish Government on the issue of Covid Passports.