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Scottish Government 9h
As we enter Phase 3 of our route map, we’re further easing restrictions on people who have been shielding. From 10 July, those shielding don’t have to physically distance from their household and can meet more people outdoors. Find out more ➡️
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Scottish Government 10h
Finance Secretary has responded to UK Chancellor ’s Summer Statement. Read the full response ➡️
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Scottish Government 11h
🛩 Today FM announced that from Friday 10 July passengers arriving in Scotland from 71 overseas destinations with similar or lower levels of infection than Scotland will no longer need to quarantine. Find out more ➡️
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Scottish Government 14h
As of 2pm today 285,907 people in Scotland have been tested for 267,598 confirmed negative 18,309 positive 2,490 patients who tested positive have sadly died. Latest update ➡️ Health advice ➡️
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Scottish Government 16h
📺 Watch live: First Minister holds a press conference on (). Joining the First Minister today is Health Secretary Jeane Freeman and National Clinical Director Jason Leitch.
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Scottish Government 18h
If you have any of the below symptoms - even if they're mild - you need to book a test as soon as possible using our service ⬇️ 🔹 A new persistent cough 🔹 High temperature 🔹 Loss or change in taste or smell
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Scottish Government Jul 7
If you have to travel, on your journey by following this advice ⬇️ Remember, it’s now mandatory to wear a face covering on public transport (exemptions apply). Find guidance on how to travel safely ➡️
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ScotGov Justice Jul 7
We want communities to be kept safe from out of control dogs and irresponsible owners. A small minority continue to fail to keep their dog under control putting public safety at risk. If you see an out of control dog you can report this to your council➡️
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Scottish Government Jul 7
From Friday 10 July, you will be required by law to wear a face covering when you go into a shop. Face coverings are already mandatory on all public transport. Some exemptions apply, which you can read about at Learn how to make your own ⬇️
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Scottish Government Jul 7
Local restrictions in Dumfries and Galloway have been lifted following a cluster of cases last week in the Annan and Gretna areas. Travel is no longer restricted to five miles and care home visits are now permitted. Find out more ➡️
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Scottish Government Jul 7
As of 2pm today 283,504 people in Scotland have been tested for 265,202 confirmed negative 18,302 positive 2,489 patients who tested positive have sadly died. Latest update ➡️ Health advice ➡️
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Scottish Government Jul 7
📺 Watch live: First Minister holds a press conference on (). Joining the First Minister today is Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop and National Clinical Director Jason Leitch.
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Scottish Government Jul 6
Replying to @scotgov
People living in Scotland in the following postcodes are affected: 🔹 DG1 and DG2 (Dumfries) 🔹 DG11 (Lockerbie) 🔹 DG12 (Annan) 🔹 DG13 (Langholm) 🔹 DG14 (Canonbie) 🔹 DG16 (Gretna)
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Scottish Government Jul 6
Following a cluster of cases last week in the Annan and Gretna areas of Dumfries and Galloway, local restrictions for some postcodes will remain in place today. A further update will be provided tomorrow. Find out more ➡️
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Scottish Government Jul 6
As of 2pm today 281,741 people in Scotland have been tested for 263,441 confirmed negative 18,300 positive 2,488 patients who tested positive have sadly died. Latest update ➡️ Health advice ➡️
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Scottish Government Jul 6
📺 Watch live: First Minister holds a press conference on (). Joining the First Minister today is Health Secretary Jeane Freeman and Scotland’s Interim Chief Medical Officer Dr Gregor Smith.
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Scottish Government Jul 6
From today, bars and restaurants which have outdoor areas can re-open in Scotland. Follow these rules to stay safe ⬇ Phase 2 rules reminder ➡
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Scottish Government Jul 5
The will play an important role in helping NHS Scotland recover by providing a range of planned healthcare that was postponed due to . The hospital will also support staff training, teaching and examinations. Read more ➡️
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Scottish Government Jul 5
Thank you to all those working in health and social care in Scotland. Thank you for your extraordinary work today and every other day. Thank you for your resilience, compassion and dedication.
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Scottish Government Jul 5
Replying to @scotgov
Due to a technical issue, we are currently unable to report on the number of new reported deaths. We will provide an update on the website as soon as this information becomes available.
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