Tag: coronavirus

Scotland’s New Restrictions

A new raft of Covid Restrictions has now been announced for Scotland, following a sharp rise in Covid infections and new hospital admissions. In a briefing given to the Scottish Parliament today, Wednesday 7th October, First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon laid out her cabinet’s plans for the news restrictions, decisions based on medical advice and wellbeing […]

Coronavirus Update

The Scottish Government has met this morning and have issued a statement to help avoid speculation on what is coming. However, the cabinet has not reached final decisions yet on what possible further restrictions could be coming. They are meeting again tomorrow morning with an announcement expected tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon. Scotland faces a sharp rise […]

Lanarkshire Under Discussion

Government discussions are now being held on whether additional coronavirus restrictions will be imposed in Lanarkshire.  First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the number of new cases in the region was “causing some particular concern”. Public health experts will be holding discussions about the situation over the course of the day. Ms Sturgeon said it was “possible” […]

Covid Restrictions Imposed

Just announced at 6.10pm….Restrictions on visiting other households are being reintroduced again in the Glasgow area after an increase in cases of coronavirus in Central Belt. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the move after 66 new positive tests were recorded in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area. The first minister is particularly concerned that the […]

Facemasks in Scotland

The Scottish Government have updated their list of where to wear Facemasks in indoor settings. A face covering must be worn by all people as listed below, except where an exemption applies (as defined in the legislation), or where there is a ‘reasonable excuse’ not to wear a face covering. any premises which open to members […]

Coronavirus Official Update

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has delivered Scotland’s 3 weekly update this lunchtime and it is confirmed that we will REMAIN in this current phase 3.  A move to phase 4 would require government to be satisfied that the virus is no longer a threat and unfortunately this is far from the case. It has been […]

Plan Set out to Lift Restrictions

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has today outlined a plan to take Scotland carefully out of lockdown. A four phase route-map has been announced today, Thursday 21st May 2020 in a press conference which took place at 12.30. Before exploring Scotland’s plan, we would reinforce, for now the message is still the same. Stay at Home, […]