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NHS Highland Covid total increases by 73

NHS Highland Covid total increases by 73

NHS Highland Covid total increases by 73

ANOTHER 73 cases of Covid-19 have been registered across the NHS Highland area in the past day.


Wick man accuses national agency of 'keeping public in the dark' over Covid numbers

Wick man accuses national agency of 'keeping public in the dark' over Covid numbers

Wick man accuses national agency of 'keeping public in the dark' over Covid numbers

A national health agency has been accused by a Caithness man of "keeping the public in the dark" over the rate of Covid-19 infections.


Almost 100 new Covid cases detected

Almost 100 new Covid cases detected

Almost 100 new Covid cases detected

NINETY-eight new positive tests for Covid-19 have been recorded across the NHS Highland area in the past day.


Covid hospital patients numbers at highest level since March

Covid hospital patients numbers at highest level since March

Covid hospital patients numbers at highest level since March

MORE people are being treated for Covid-19 in NHS Highland hospitals than at any point since early March.


Furlough scheme is 'the reason we've not collapsed altogether', says Jamie Stone

Furlough scheme is 'the reason we've not collapsed altogether', says Jamie Stone

Furlough scheme is 'the reason we've not collapsed altogether', says Jamie Stone

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone is pushing for the UK government's furlough scheme to be extended for the tourism industry.


At least 26 Covid cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

At least 26 Covid cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

At least 26 Covid cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

There were at least 26 positive tests for Covid-19 in Caithness, and 20 in Sutherland, during the most recently recorded seven-day period.


Visiting at NHS Highland hospitals to remain at level one of Covid-19 framework

Visiting at NHS Highland hospitals to remain at level one of Covid-19 framework

Visiting at NHS Highland hospitals to remain at level one of Covid-19 framework

Visiting at Caithness General and all other NHS Highland hospitals will remain within level one of the Covid-19 framework for now.


At least 26 Covid cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

At least 26 Covid cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

At least 26 Covid cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

There were at least 26 positive tests for Covid-19 in Caithness during the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Inspection report praises Raigmore Hospital staff for Covid response

Inspection report praises Raigmore Hospital staff for Covid response

Inspection report praises Raigmore Hospital staff for Covid response

Staff at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness have been praised for their response to the Covid-19 pandemic in a Healthcare Improvement Scotland report.


Scotland will move to Level 0 on Monday

Scotland will move to Level 0 on Monday

Scotland will move to Level 0 on Monday

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today confirmed the move – however there would be a number of changes to what had previously been announced.


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