Coronavirus / Encouraging signs as no Covid cases recorded for third day in a row

ANOTHER day has gone by without a Covid case being recorded in Shetland, the latest figures show.

It is now three days in a row that no new cases have emerged, suggesting that the outbreak which started around Christmas has abated.

Shetland’s cumulative total of cases remains at 210. It has been at this number since 26 January.

A further 1,155 people in Scotland have tested positive for Covid-19, while 70 more deaths have been registered in the past 24 hours.