The social service sector makes up 7.8% of employment in Scotland, which is roughly 1 in 13 or workers.
The weekly stats produced by the National Record of Scotland (NRS) continue to show Scotland’s success in limiting the spread of the deadly virus Covid19.
“As we get older we become frailer but not all older people are frail.” Professor Phyo Myint
Public health measures introduced in Scotland have protected our communities from increased exposure to the deadly virus and allowed frontline workers to continue to work safely.
From Thursday 3rd of July residents in some of Scotland’s care homes will be able to see visitors in an outdoor setting.
NHS Orkney commenced testing for Covid19 on April 20th 2020.
As of the 21st of June 2020 there had been a total of 4,119 deaths in Scotland where Covid19 was mentioned on the death registration.
The Stromness Place Plan – What’s Next for Stromness, wished to see the St Peter’s House building repurposed as student accommodation and/or low cost housing.
This table illustrates the number of people (staff and residents) in care homes who have been tested in the last week.
Also published was the number of staff and residents in Care Homes who had been tested for Covid 19.