the cumulative cases from 24th-26th April 2021 includes one case that has arisen as a result of a laboratory processing error for NHS Orkney on 24th April 2021 and will be denotified.
Orkney Prepares To Welcome Visitors
Starting on Monday 26th of April people from mainland Scotland will be able to travel to Orkney.
Candidates React to Orkney Aligning With Mainland Scotland #Covid Update
Reaction to Orkney falling into line with the rest of mainland Scotland and remaining at Level 3 has been mixed in the islands.
Orkney To Remain At Level 3
” as a result of staying in level 3 for a bit longer, it will be possible for islanders and visitors to travel to and from the islands and I know that will make a difference to individuals and businesses on the islands.”
Update: 9,958 Deaths Mentioned #Covid19 in Scotland
From Friday 2nd of April, the message in Scotland changes from ‘Stay at Home’ to ‘Stay Local’. Restrictions on non-essential travel remain in place and some services will be able to re-open on Monday 5th of April.
Schools Return & #Covid Restrictions Update
Primary Schools are set to return on Monday 15th of March but Orkney will continue in level 3 until 26th of April.
Orkney Islands Council Seeks Earlier Return for Schools and Nurseries #Covid19 Update
Orkney Islands Council is seeking even more relaxation for arrangements within the islands and issued a ‘Letter to all Orkney Residents’ on its website explaining its reasoning.