Today, 19th of September 2020, 350 new cases of the virus Covid19 were reported in Scotland. Sadly there were also 3 deaths of people who had tested positive.
This article interviews some people who shall be most impacted if BBC Scotland goes ahead and removes Scotland’s Daily Coronavirus updates.
People in Orkney are being urged to download the new Protect Scotland app to supress the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
“Being a small island nation has been an advantage” to be able to “think innovatively and be more flexible”. The Faroes used what they had and responded quickly taking their own independent decisions for their islands.
From Monday 14 September the reception at the Warehouse Building in Stromness will open to the public, to deal with customer services enquiries (payments, blue badges etc.) and police counter enquiries.
The App is free to download and is for people who live in or who are visiting Scotland.
In the first half of 2020 the SSPCA (Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) attended 121 reported incidents in Orkney. Across Scotland there were 119,564 calls about animals in need.
Scotland’s Care Homes will be able to offer a wider range of health and well being services to their residents from 7th of September.
An additional case was reported in Orkney, bringing that total to 17, and across Scotland 160 new cases are confirmed.
We booked in advance, this is a wise precaution these days since restaurants have to increase the spacing between tables so they cannot serve as many customers as they used to.