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Coronavirus / MSP writes to education officials amid concerns over number of children unable to access online learning
Coronavirus / Households will be able to meet outdoors while distanced as part of first phase of lockdown easingPeople will also be allowed to travel short distances for outdoor leisure and exercise by ‘walk, wheel and cycle where possible’
Coronavirus / SIC leader ‘extremely cautious’ of isles leaving lockdown at different pace
Coronavirus / Creating a ‘clean sheet’ after lockdownShetland Cleaning Crew investing in bio fogging to deep-clean local premises
Coronavirus / Health board to use local staff as ‘far as possible’ for Covid-19 contact tracingDetails also being finalised over how swab kits will be sent to Glasgow quickly as criteria for testing widens to anyone with symptoms
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Coronavirus / Four weeks since last positive Covid-19 test but isles should not become complacent, says health chief
Coronavirus / Emergency funding available for local groups and charities
Coronavirus / No room for complacency but isles in a good place once lockdown rules ease, says health chief
Coronavirus / Wishart backs idea of tourism support plan
Coronavirus / Donations campaign provides material for hundreds of scrubs
Coronavirus / Loganair ‘doing everything it can’ to be ready for when restrictions easeChief executive Jonathan Hinkles says the airline is updating schedules and plans following recent government announcements
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Coronavirus / Wastview tests show no signs of coronavirus
Coronavirus / NHS endowment fund grows as local and national donations come flooding in
Coronavirus / Lockdown puts additional strain on victims of domestic abuse
Coronavirus / SIC secures funding to help families access food
Coronavirus / Community councils receive government grants in support of Covid-19 response
Coronavirus / Police urge people to stick to the Covid-19 rules a little longer
Coronavirus / Community council secures grant to help folk during pandemic
Coronavirus / SIC leader welcomes assurances over local government funding
Coronavirus / One more Covid-19 related death registered in isles
Coronavirus / Care home staff tested for Covid-19 in line with new guidance
Coronavirus / Health board chief: ‘We can’t come out of lockdown in isolation’
Coronavirus / Team in place at health board for return to contact tracing
Coronavirus / End of lockdown still weeks awayScottish Government publishes details of ‘careful and gradual’ changes to lockdown restrictions
Coronavirus / Health chief says new test and trace strategy could be in place for up to three years
Coronavirus / Lockdown exit measures could be piloted in island communities, suggests MP Michael Gove
Coronavirus / Coronavirus may have plateaued, according to health chiefSturgeon warns social measures must remain in place
Coronavirus / Politicians back scientist on early coronavirus testing in islesTests could be part of lockdown exit
Coronavirus / Government says there may be benefit in covering face in shops and on public transportThe number of positive Covid-19 test results in Shetland, meanwhile, remains at 54
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