Tag: coronavirus

Self Isolation Period Reduces

The Scottish Government yesterday confirmed that Self Isolation in Scotland is changing. Two changes to the self-isolation rules have now come into effect: Those who test positive for Covid will still be advised to isolate for 10 days but the Scottish Government says there will now be an option to end isolation after seven days […]

Lockdown Announcement Official Update

The Scottish Government has this afternoon provided an important update on the status of the current lockdown. In an announcement this afternoon, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addressed colleagues at Holyrood and acting upon latest medical advice, provided an update for Scotland. The main points of which follow: LOCKDOWN Current Lockdown as things are in Scotland […]

Vaccination Rollout

Earlier today, Wednesday 13 January 2021, the Cabinet Secretary for Health made a detailed statement about the Covid 19 vaccination programme in Scotland. As the vaccine is rolled out, more than 80% of care home residents in Scotland, and more than half of frontline health and social care workers have now received their jab. The […]

Breaking News: Lanarkshire Lockdown

The Scottish Government has announced today that parts of Scotland, including Lanarkshire will move up to Tier 4 lockdown. The announcement came today, Tuesday 17 November 2020 just after 2.20pm when First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addressed Holyrood. Level four is the closest to a full lockdown, similar to the one introduced in March, though schools […]

Changes for Older Pupils

With the new 5 tier approach starting in Scotland on Monday, there are a few changes for Teachers, pupils and parents around Covid Safety in and around Schools. Older Pupils in S4 to S6 MUST wear masks in classrooms if they are being schooled in areas currently on Tier 3 or 4. For Lanarkshire in […]

Lanarkshire Stays at Level Three

The Scottish Government has set out which Tiers will apply for each Local Authority area for Scotland and as expected, it has serious implications for us in Lanarkshire. In an address today, Thursday 29th October 2020 at 12.20, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon advised which of 5 covid lockdown tiers applies to each council. A deliberate, […]