NINE new cases of Covid-19 in Shetland have been included in Friday’s Scottish Government update.
It follows eight which were recorded on Thursday.
Across Scotland a further 2,732 cases have been reported.
In Orkney nearly 80 have been reported in just the last two days, although the the steep rise is not being linked to any one cause.
Meanwhile parts of the Clickimin pool in Lerwick have remained shut today (Friday) due to staff self-isolating.
The toddler pool, rapid river, bubble pool and outdoor lagoon are out of action, but the main pool and health suite will operate as normal.
Operator Shetland Recreational Trust said it would keep the situation under review.
Become a supporter of Shetland News
Shetland News is asking its many readers to consider start paying for their dose of the latest local news delivered straight to their PC, tablet or mobile phone.
Journalism comes at a price and because that price is not being paid in today’s rapidly changing media world, most publishers - national and local - struggle financially despite very healthy audience figures.
Most online publishers have started charging for access to their websites, others have chosen a different route. Shetland News currently has over 530 supporters who are all making small voluntary financial contributions. All funds go towards covering our cost and improving the service further.
Your contribution will ensure Shetland News can: -
- Bring you the headlines as they happen;
- Stay editorially independent;
- Give a voice to the community;
- Grow site traffic further;
- Research and publish more in-depth news, including more Shetland Lives features.
If you appreciate what we do and feel strongly about impartial local journalism, then please become a supporter of Shetland News by either making a single payment or monthly subscription.
Support us from as little as £3 per month – it only takes a minute to sign up. Thank you.Support Shetland News