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.
Numbers of recorded cases in Scotland continue to be of great concern including another positive test in Orkney.
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.
“High compliance with all restrictions adopted and mitigating measures put in place will give us our best chance of suppressing the virus without having to implement the most stringent restrictions.” Coronavirus Covid 19 Evidence Paper
A poem of Mary Queen of Scots life.
As the tourism sector begins to open up after months of lockdown The Orkney News looks at some holiday ideas.
The use and meaning of maps was the subject of a fascinating online talk from Chris Fleet of the National Library of Scotland.
For the month of August 2020, the Tsukure Hub on Ayr High Street will be given over to a space and science fiction exhibition organised by
On 24th of May 1153 Malcolm IV was crowned King of Scots.
There have been 3,213 deaths in Scotland (as of 10th of May) where Covid19 has been mentioned as either the main or contributing cause on the death certificate.