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Our new online research panel needs more representation from the following groups so we can better understand… https://t.co/sAgh518e3i
Retweeted by Scottish Government“I have listened and the message is clear.” Today Education Secretary @JohnSwinney gave a statement to parliament… https://t.co/UXIx2rPxffAlthough most people should be wearing a face covering, there may be a good reason why someone isn’t wearing one.… https://t.co/E2wX2Oeye1There are many reasons why someone may not be able to keep 2 metres away from others, such as relying on a guide do… https://t.co/g2LZZoqNB0Education Secretary @JohnSwinney has announced that downgraded SQA results will be withdrawn and that qualification… https://t.co/itKwqg7yF4
Retweeted by Scottish GovernmentThe @SPFL has today agreed to the postponement of a limited number of Scottish Premiership fixtures following anoth… https://t.co/hrpmLa7u4xEconomy Secretary @FionaHyslop attended a virtual roundtable with children’s charities and young people today, to f… https://t.co/lJfnchkzxr
Retweeted by Scottish Government402,542 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 52 to 19… https://t.co/lcEnslRtgz📺 Watch live: First Minister @NicolaSturgeon holds a press conference on #coronavirus (#COVIDー19). Joining the Fir… https://t.co/elnlPQGkBr
8/11
2020
Here's how you can make a cloth face covering at home ⬇ Remember, a face covering should be at least 2 layers thic… https://t.co/LFOo05NoUGWearing a face shield? You must also wear a face covering underneath it. ℹ️ Alongside other measures like physical… https://t.co/TrQ7Rm8evY398,160 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 29 to 1… https://t.co/OjlC5awT7p📺 Watch live: First Minister @NicolaSturgeon holds a press conference on #coronavirus (#COVIDー19). Joining the Fir… https://t.co/4ktpQxLMcdFirst Minister @NicolaSturgeon visited @WestCalderHigh this morning to see some of the new measures in place ahead… https://t.co/CVGVkLSEw9
Retweeted by Scottish Government📢 We've launched an online parcel delivery pricing map to help people find the best deals for #FairerDeliveries 📦… https://t.co/zTS2hgpi4C
8/10
2020
Remember, you can have #coronavirus but show no symptoms. Wearing a face covering helps to reduce the risk of you u… https://t.co/osyRBb5GZ5394,455 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 48 to 1… https://t.co/GgdmJ20ScO
8/9
2020
Wherever you're meeting friends and family this weekend, stay at least 2 metres away from anyone who is not part of… https://t.co/NKRosFAE92From Monday 10 August, care home residents will be able to have more outdoor visitors. Three visitors will be all… https://t.co/M5Ly0eQBal390,775 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 60 to 18… https://t.co/rT6e0rH7d9If you’re worried about your child going back to the classroom, National Clinical Director @JasonLeitch has explain… https://t.co/2Zom4hrhGSSelf-isolating and booking a test at the first sign of #coronavirus symptoms is how we can help control the virus a… https://t.co/zFdoPqYKzA
8/8
2020
FM @NicolaSturgeon has announced that from tomorrow, Sat 8 August, face coverings will be made mandatory across mor… https://t.co/dJ2ZvEbq8nWatch Chief Medical Officer @DrGregorSmith talk about the expansion of the free seasonal flu jab. ℹ Social care wo… https://t.co/pXxdw0twSD386,213 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 43 to 18… https://t.co/styc3QOJwL📺 Watch live: First Minister @NicolaSturgeon holds a press conference on #coronavirus (#COVIDー19). Joining the Fir… https://t.co/gfYJh0azquA huge thank you 👏 to all the rescue volunteers who help keep us safe as we start to enjoy the Scottish countryside… https://t.co/6WVeNZanCM
Retweeted by Scottish Government
8/7
2020
All residents and visitors travelling into Scotland from outside the Common Travel Area must complete a passenger l… https://t.co/4p1Xi8hOwgFrom 11 August, travellers from the following countries no longer have to quarantine on arrival in Scotland. 🔹Brun… https://t.co/gpC85hDb9MThe following countries have been removed from the quarantine exemption list. 🔹Andorra 🔹Belgium 🔹The Bahamas All… https://t.co/cKGiONl9XUThere's a lot of fake news about coronavirus at the moment. Before you share anything online, ask yourself: is it… https://t.co/VJKmnQfAQn381,471 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 66 to 18… https://t.co/uqDhw4pdPD📺 Watch live: First Minister @NicolaSturgeon holds a press conference on #coronavirus (#COVIDー19). Joining the Fir… https://t.co/UAi3fh3fjfThere are a number of premises linked to the Aberdeen cluster. List of bars and pubs ➡ https://t.co/LwQtq9ImIS An… https://t.co/mAexunaqa5
8/6
2020
Following an increase of #coronavirus cases in Aberdeen, First Minister @NicolaSturgeon has confirmed that restrict… https://t.co/ourSnnTwK9Remember, if you have any coronavirus symptoms – even if they’re mild – you need to book a test as soon as possible… https://t.co/XyjrT8Ba6vFollowing a cluster of #coronavirus cases in Aberdeen, new restrictions will be in place from 5pm today. These mea… https://t.co/SIkHlULXlo375,848 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 64 to 18… https://t.co/wMxjhBc62P📺 Watch live: First Minister @NicolaSturgeon holds a press conference on #coronavirus (#COVIDー19). Joining the Fir… https://t.co/3gvpAKqJlW🔬 Using #TestAndProtect is how we will stop #coronavirus from spreading and protect ourselves, our loved ones, and… https://t.co/6w6UcXfhzi
8/5
2020
Watch Education Secretary @JohnSwinney's message to Scotland's students and teachers on #SQAResults Day ⬇️ For adv… https://t.co/Xc3BkzAaVrHelp us keep coronavirus under control by volunteering for our new online research panel. It involves fortnightly… https://t.co/iIE2w1rEIX371,065 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 23 to 18… https://t.co/s09ngUz7d7📺 Watch live: First Minister @NicolaSturgeon holds a press conference on #coronavirus (#COVIDー19). Joining the Fir… https://t.co/90egDDlSEANational Clinical Director @JasonLeitch has thanked Scotland's Muslim communities for staying safe while celebratin… https://t.co/7WATk6yHhZExams were cancelled for the first time this year due to #coronavirus, so learners have received qualifications bas… https://t.co/rqudiFl9oFOnline support is also available. 🖥 https://t.co/OE4Xg92Duw has lots of information on the different routes availa… https://t.co/MLXbLp3eAeIf you or anyone you know would like some help or advice after receiving results, the Skills Development Scotland h… https://t.co/bCf43LVe9cToday more than 138,000 learners across Scotland have received their #SQAResults. It's natural to feel worried or… https://t.co/9b9oARlmb9
8/4
2020
We’re giving an extra £50 million to Scotland’s social care sector to help them with costs caused by #coronavirus.… https://t.co/9hrozZVUz6Ahead of Scottish schools reopening next week, FM @NicolaSturgeon today outlined the School Age Payment; a £250 pay… https://t.co/gjdnmUJvis368,480 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 18 to 18… https://t.co/ChKgyUqq3b📺 Watch live: First Minister @NicolaSturgeon holds a press conference on #coronavirus (#COVIDー19). Joining the Fir… https://t.co/Onl8RYjoFkThis week's press conferences from First Minister @NicolaSturgeon will be held at the earlier time of 12.15pm. Pre… https://t.co/aVlUSw7YF5
8/3
2020
Do you feel like money’s running away from you just now? @CitAdviceScot and @scotgov can help you access support –… https://t.co/kAzI5zZC07366,025 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 31 to 18… https://t.co/tN02vo7JwIIf you have any of the below #coronavirus symptoms - even if they're mild - you need to book a test as soon as poss… https://t.co/rxJHsnzMIj
8/2
2020
If you have a child starting school or nursery, or going back after the summer holidays, #ParentClub has lots of ad… https://t.co/VyqzYBeMUPScotland's schools will re-open full-time from 11 August, following scientific evidence and advice that it is safe… https://t.co/bg0QulZ2Fs363,239 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 18 to 18… https://t.co/3GBvdCdMNFReminder: Shielding is paused from today ⏸️ If you have been advised to shield because of #coronavirus, you no lon… https://t.co/ORhvU81iug
8/1
2020
We’re developing a Scottish app to help track if you’ve been near someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.… https://t.co/3pZ6Vrs1RD📺 Watch live: First Minister @NicolaSturgeon holds a press conference on #coronavirus (#COVIDー19). Joining the Fir… https://t.co/6bjrWuotcz359,537 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has risen by 30 to 18… https://t.co/JpfSzCgG7hIn West Yorkshire you should avoid all non-essential travel to: 🔹Bradford 🔹Calderdale 🔹Kirklees https://t.co/7h1vGkEZwMIn Lancashire you should avoid all non-essential travel to: 🔹Blackburn with Darwen 🔹Burnley 🔹Hyndburn 🔹Pendle 🔹Ros… https://t.co/FWycT7wrRFIn Greater Manchester you should avoid all non-essential travel to: 🔹City of Manchester 🔹Trafford 🔹Stockport 🔹Oldh… https://t.co/z24RJEVd4FPeople living in Scotland should avoid travelling to areas in northern England due to a spike in #coronavirus cases… https://t.co/OmwbOO9gOgRemember, you can have #coronavirus but show no symptoms. By wearing a face covering in shops and on public transpo… https://t.co/1wcfX3JqEp
7/31
2020
Today FM @NicolaSturgeon confirmed that Scotland will remain in Phase 3 of our route map, but gave provisional date… https://t.co/PYpugYfi35Today First Minister @NicolaSturgeon confirmed that Scotland's schools will re-open full-time from 11 August, with… https://t.co/AP0dEWF6YhNew #coronavirus risk assessment guidance for the workplace is now available. Find out more➡️… https://t.co/1K3AVTQEqf
Retweeted by Scottish Government355,898 people in Scotland have now been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has increased 17… https://t.co/v0wAPPo5XYThis afternoon First Minister @NicolaSturgeon will give an update on the #coronavirus route map in @ScotParl at 12:… https://t.co/W6bmJzAKlBThis means if you develop changes in taste or smell, a new continuous cough or high temperature you must stay home… https://t.co/xj2GSGxKaEThe advice on self-isolating if you have symptoms of #coronavirus has changed. If you have any symptoms, or have h… https://t.co/BWpW5InVwY
7/30
2020
With Public Health Scotland’s new dashboard you can see the latest data on #coronavirus in Scotland, including deta… https://t.co/QglmzEv1lG352,494 people in Scotland have now been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has increased 22… https://t.co/NK3F8vsA3E📺 Watch live: First Minister @NicolaSturgeon holds a press conference on #coronavirus (#COVIDー19). Joining the Fi… https://t.co/zw23OZKwvaIt's important to self-isolate and book a test as soon as you notice any #coronavirus symptoms. This will help pro… https://t.co/xbjajjfA3k
7/29
2020
If you have a minor health condition, like a sore throat or urinary tract infection, visit your pharmacy first for… https://t.co/RiZc1e4NyM349,223 people in Scotland have now been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has increased 4 t… https://t.co/tzan2fnpYo📺 Watch live: First Minister @NicolaSturgeon holds a press conference on #coronavirus (#COVIDー19). Joining the Fir… https://t.co/8HBL9n3GjxMore than 400 people received a payment of £10,000 in the first year of the Advance Payment Scheme. The scheme pro… https://t.co/npsvBvHLYE
7/28
2020
As restrictions continue to lift and we start to re-open, it’s important we don’t undo all of our good work. Movin… https://t.co/NNXPRucs49Apologies, the figure for the number of people tested above is incorrect. The correct figure for people tested by 26 July was 343,987.346,255 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has increased 3 to 18… https://t.co/SIyh0Ty4p5We've changed the way people who are shielding can meet with friends and family 🏡 Here's what you should know ⬇️ #StaySafe
7/27
2020
Scotland, let's keep looking out for each other. ℹ To help stop the spread of coronavirus, make sure you stay 2 me… https://t.co/4SyxJjTLUi348,987 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has increased 4 to 18… https://t.co/qSmPo33qjMRemember, you can have #coronavirus but show no symptoms. Wearing a face covering helps to reduce the risk of you u… https://t.co/iNiTQ4Nvtg
7/26
2020
To reduce the risk of the transmission of coronavirus by those travelling from Spain to Scotland, passengers will n… https://t.co/5dquxCCQu6341,551 people in Scotland have now been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has increased 27… https://t.co/GbIlIWVVwuIf you have any #coronavirus symptoms, you need to self-isolate and book a test right away. Use the… https://t.co/AXHjip13cV
7/25
2020
As shielding guidance changes, six people who have been shielding since the start of the pandemic have passed on th… https://t.co/4374QVyGHlFrom today, Friday 24 July, we are making further changes to our advice for people who are shielding in Scotland.… https://t.co/uQwPWGJ2VK337,519 people in Scotland have now been tested for #coronavirus The total confirmed as positive has increased 20… https://t.co/86n2CeHkhKAll residents and visitors travelling into Scotland from outside the Common Travel Area must complete a passenger l… https://t.co/FczMVpYv3dFrom 28 July, travellers from the following countries no longer need to quarantine for 14 days when arriving in Sco… https://t.co/7IzqvDUEKlYou are required by law to wear a face covering in Scotland's shops and on public transport (some exemptions apply)… https://t.co/W6xQvuUQlJ
7/24
2020

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