list of shops and businesses which can remain open
answering your questions on coronavirus (COVID-19) at 10am on Monday 23rd March 2020.
Information on schools, childcare, home care, residential homes, supported accommodation, day centres, Vulnerable people
Local shops and businesses in Kirkwall, Orkney delivering to your home or for pick up.
322 tests were positive,7228 tests were confirmed negative,6 patients who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) have died
Orkney Islands Council has launched a new online platform which will make it easier to get in touch, make online payments and to report and track issues and requests.
“We are putting measures in place to support vulnerable children, including continued provision of free school meals.”
New powers to the Police to compel potentially infectious people to undergo COVID-19 screening and assessment are amongst a number of emergency powers included in a Coronavirus Bill introduced into the UK Parliament.
All facilities operated by Orkney Islands Council will be closed from 5pm on Friday – as will the Pickaquoy Centre.
Leisure, cultural and library facilities in Orkney will close to the public later this week as part of efforts to help prevent infection by the coronavirus.
227 positive tests and 3 deaths