The cumulative total for Orkney of positive cases is now up to 26 and yesterday (15th October) the Western Isles recorded its first death.
“”These are not easy issues, but, if there are different ways of protecting our island communities, we are open to them.”
“I am today giving the nation advance notice, that the coming days are likely to see some hard but necessary decisions.”
“”The decisions we all make as individuals, still affect the safety and well-being of our communities.” Nicola Sturgeon
An additional case was reported in Orkney, bringing that total to 17, and across Scotland 160 new cases are confirmed.
The challenge is available to all primary and secondary schools as well as community groups and libraries in Scotland, and aims to build positive reading cultures and improve literacy for young people.
“We are also advising people who are not in Aberdeen, not to travel to Aberdeen. “
“What’s really annoying them is not that Nicola Sturgeon wants Scotland to be independent: it’s that she acts as though it already is.”
“At this stage, this will be national data though we intend to break it down regionally in the weeks ahead and add more detail to it.” Nicola Sturgeon
It was a much tougher stance from the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon on Monday 1st of June after reports of people flocking to beauty spots over the weekend.