The 4 nations of the UK have reached an agreement over the easing of restrictions over the Christmas period.
Cumulative Positive Covid19 Cases in Orkney Now At 36
Looking at the R-number in Scotland it does seem that this localised approach, which ensures the economy and some social contact can still take place, is working – albeit slowly.
Orkney Remains At Tier 1 As Parts of Scotland Move to 4
There will also be travel restrictions brought into law which up to now have been advisory. This is to prevent the virus spreading and applies to non-essential travel.
Another Positive #Covid19 Case Registered in Orkney
Orkney’s cumulative total of Covid19 positive test results is now at 35.
#Covid19 Scotland Update: 15 Deaths
Fifteen newly reported deaths have occurred of people who tested positive for Covid19 in Scotland. The figures released by the Scottish Government today (20th October) also record 1,456 new cases – including one new case in Orkney.
What to expect if you are called by a contact tracer
Scotland’s Test & Protect service was rolled out across Scotland on 28 May and has since launched a ‘Protect Scotland’ app to assist in contact tracing.
Students In Scotland Encouraged Not To return Home
Richard Lochead also thanked students for ” playing their role at this very difficult time when they are trying to benefit from further and higher education against a backdrop of a global pandemic.”
#Covid Update in Scotland
New rules mean that you must not make indoor social visits to other households. To stay safe and protect others, please follow these stricter rules now. From 25 September, pubs, bars and restaurants must close at 10pm.
Scotland’s #Covid Amber Alert Warning
“I am today giving the nation advance notice, that the coming days are likely to see some hard but necessary decisions.”
NHS Orkney Urges Islanders to Download Protect Scotland #Covid Tracing App
People in Orkney are being urged to download the new Protect Scotland app to supress the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).