Primary Schools are set to return on Monday 15th of March but Orkney will continue in level 3 until 26th of April.
“This new variant demonstrates how serious Covid is and reinforces the need to minimise the spread of the virus. “
The majority of Scots are following Covid guidance although women are better than men and young people at following the rules.
The cumulative total for Orkney has increased by 1 and now stands at 70.
“It takes a certain kind of person to be a nurse. They want to help people.”
From Monday 22nd of February in Orkney all pre-school children and pupils in P1-P3 will return to face to face teaching in the classroom.
“At a national level, a green recovery is at the heart of successive Scottish Government policy publications, including the 2020-21 Programme for Government and the Climate Change Plan update.”
The impact the covid pandemic has had on cancer treatments has been devastating. In March 2020 when the country went into its first lockdown, other medical procedures were put on hold, including many of those for people undergoing cancer treatments.
” I was directed to the “social distanced” waiting room”
Whilst Orkney has the lowest numbers recorded so far for Covid in Scotland it is a worrying and steady trend upwards in numbers.