Tier three

Covid numbers continue to rise as ten new cases confirmed

A FURTHER ten new cases of Covid-19 have been added to the North Mainland outbreak cluster, after results from tests analysed through the UK Government laboratory scheme were received. Meanwhile four people have been admitted to the Gilbert Bain Hospital with worsening respiratory illness as a result of Covid-19, NHS Shetland confirmed late on Tuesday. […] Shetland News …


NHS Shetland records three new Covid cases

A FURTHER two people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Shetland as the current virus outbreak in the community appears to slow down. A third person, unrelated to the outbreak but who recently travelled, had also tested positive. The contacts of this third person have all been traced. Meanwhile, there are currently three patients in […] Shetland News …


Authorities dealing with serious Covid outbreak

NHS Shetland is appealing to everyone in the community to urgently follow all the Covid-19 restrictions and take every necessary precaution to avoid the spread of the virus after the number of confirmed cases shot up to 92 over the last three days. Since Monday 16 new cases have been confirmed, mainly in the north […] Shetland News …


Testing and contact tracing continues in north mainland

AS SHETLAND moves into tier three restrictions today (Saturday), the local health board is continuing with its extensive programme of testing and contact tracing to get the current Covid-19 outbreak in the north mainland under control. More local coronavirus cases are expected to be confirmed early next week when the Scottish Government’s full reporting service […] Shetland News …