Share ; By. 05/08/2020. Scots mum's stillborn trauma after baby passed into pyjamas and was 'dumped' on hospital floor. edinburghlive. Pubs and … The First Minister said at the Scottish Government’s briefing on Wednesday that the increase - from two daily cases in early July to 50 in the most recent figures - is a “spike in the first wave”. Management have decided to temporarily close to allow for a thorough cleaning and to allow for their staff to be tested. ALL ADULTS WILL BE … A third primary school in Renfrewshire has been identified as having a pupil or member of staff test positive for Covid-19. The stock issues around the Playstation 5 have been well documented since the next-generation console was released in November last year. Aberdeen was put back under lockdown after 54 new cases of COVID were reported (Image: GETTY) Following the announcement of the lockdwon, the … She added it is not clear if there will be a second wave of the virus. Nicola Sturgeon announced earlier this month that new restrictions would be … Centre Update Posted 6th Aug 2020 “Following the Scottish Government’s announcement yesterday that some lockdown restrictions will be reinstated in Aberdeen, Bon Accord is working hard to ensure we are following guidelines and reacting to any changes. IT'S spent longer in lockdown than any other part of Scotland. 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But in a statement, the Care Inspectorate has now said there have been “considerable improvements” and it has made the decision not to proceed with the court case. The Aberdeen-based company will help boost Chinese production of ethylene derivatives and refined oil. Live Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Nicola Sturgeon updates on Aberdeen lockdown Follow here for live updates on coronavirus in Scotland. The First Minister is expected to give an update on Aberdeen’s lockdown this afternoon. Aberdeen has been under lockdown longer than any other part of Scotland IT’S spent longer in lockdown than any other part of Scotland. Wallace Primary, Todholm Primary and St James Primary in Renfrewshire are on a list released by health chiefs on Wednesday. The health secretary was speaking as three council areas prepare to move to a tougher level of restrictions. Emergency lockdown in Aberdeen could extend to other towns ; Updated . The First Minister has announced a local lockdown in Aberdeen, and was grilled about the downgrading of over 120,000 pupils exam results today . Eleven Scottish sites are among 18 projects to receive UK government funds to help them decarbonise. Good morning and welcome to the Daily Record coronavirus live blog. IT'S spent longer in lockdown than any other part of Scotland. Centre Update Posted 6th Aug 2020 “Following the Scottish Government’s announcement yesterday that some lockdown restrictions will be reinstated in Aberdeen, Bon Accord is working hard to ensure we are following guidelines and reacting to any changes. The Granite City was forced to close pubs and restaurants after a cluster emerged in a number of establishments more than three weeks ago. Surgery waiting times in Scotland are set to take a hit due to the “significant impact” of coronavirus, the Health Secretary has warned. The First Minister said it is not safe as she confirmed another 15 new cases in the region, confirming a total of 398 in Grampian since the outbreak began last month. If you’d like to read yet more, my colleague Severin Carrell has put together a detailed story on Aberdeen’s lockdown: By Svar Nanan-Sen PUBLISHED: 13:07, Wed, Aug 19, 2020 By Conor … The 900-strong workforce are now self-isolating at home. Today's figures 24 new deaths have been announced in Scotland overnight from Covid-19 as 845 new positive cases were announced today. 2. SNP MP Kirsty Blackman, who represents Aberdeen North, said in a tweet: “Along with others in the city, I am disappointed that this local lockdown is continuing. ABERDEEN looks set to stay in lockdown when the restrictions are formally reviewed today. The Express has this afternoon been told pandemic trace and protect experts have been carrying out investigations into a case at St James’ Primary School in Renfrew. This is different to the measurement used by the Scottish Government, which only records deaths of people who have previously tested positive. Police Scotland have charged two men, aged 50 and 31, in connection with the prisoner's death and they are due to appear in private at Alloa Sheriff Court on Friday, January 15. Lockdown restrictions reimposed on Aberdeen . Fare Well, a three-part series, sees drones forming images across the skies of Scotland. Lindsay Thompson alleges that staff dismissed her cries for help, adamant that all she's passed was blood clots. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates. Speaking to the BBC's Today programme about the local lockdown in Aberdeen, Ms Sridhar said on Thursday that spikes in infections can be linked to drinking venues. NICOLA Sturgeon has confirmed Aberdeen’s lockdown will be extended. In her update today, the First Minister said 226 cases have now been linked to the outbreak in the city, with 1,141 contacts identified. Over the last seven days, the average infection rate in the NHS Grampian health board was 20 per 100,000 - in the rest of Scotland it was just six. While recent days have shown a decline in new cases, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon stated that it was too early to lift any restrictions, as cases were still much higher than in other areas of Scotland. Thanks for reading and commenting. Aberdeen’s lockdown will begin to lift today after the Scottish government and city council finally agreed on a strategy to reopen the city.Three weeks ago the northeast became the first part of Lockdown Update (05.01.21) As required under lockdown restrictions, all Sport Aberdeen indoor venues, as well as Adventure Aberdeen Snowsports Centre, and our 3G football pitches, are closed. The deadline for Self Assessment tax returns is January 31, 2021. Police officers patrol Union Street and Belmont Street in Aberdeen. Lesley Dykes admitted stealing the massive sum of cash from HMRC over five years while running the Crusoe Hotel in Lower Largo and Dunnikier House Hotel in Kirkcaldy. Scots cops find cannabis worth £150k after stopping car on A9. NICOLA STURGEON was quizzed on the implication of extending the lockdown period in Aberdeen as some businesses face closure. A food processing plant in Coupar Angus, Perthshire, has now temporarily closed after 15 staff and two members of the public were confirmed to have Covid-19. However, I know it is necessary. Nicola Sturgeon. Aberdeen city lockdown to continue Nicola Sturgeon confirms lockdown restrictions in the Aberdeen city council area will continue for one more week. In less than a week Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. That’s all from me for today. Nicola Sturgeon refused to rule out extending Aberdeen's lockdown Credit: PA:Press Association. NICOLA Sturgeon will announce any further regional lockdown changes later today – with several council areas facing stricter restrictions. Increase your radius to see more recent local stories. Today we'll find out if restrictions in Aberdeen can begin to ease. Aberdeen will not have its lockdown restrictions lifted today after the First Minister confirmed the Scottish Government still have concerns over transmission of the virus. The First Minster said she hopes to be able to lift the restrictions for "lower risk premises", such as non-licensed cafes, from next Wednesday and a mid-week review will take place on Sunday. Welcome to our coverage of Nicola Sturgeon's … Nicola Sturgeon today announced the re-imposed lockdown restrictions on Aberdeen after Covid-19 cases continued to rise. This is reviewed regularly. The First Minister has confirmed the lockdown in the Aberdeen City Council area will continue for at least one more week - a position opposed by the local authority. Nicola Sturgeon to make lockdown update today as cabinet discuss tougher restrictions Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes will play Scott Wright even if he agrees a pre-contract with another club Positive cases also rose by 47,525 - bringing the total number of infections to 3,164,051 - as ministers debate whether lockdown rules should be tightened in England and Wales as well as Scotland. Teams are currently contacting all staff and pupils who may have been exposed to the virus after positive cases were identified. Scots shop selling sledges at £20 a pop roasted by fuming locals. Jeane Freeman said up to 50% of all operating theatre use could be affected by the ongoing need for infection control. However, the First Minister says she hopes to be able to ease lockdown rules as of next Wednesday. Coronavirus UK Update: Aberdeen lockdown to be enforced with extra police Extra police officers will be on the streets in Aberdeen to ensure residents comply with the reintroduced lockdown rules. Police Scotland Chief Constable Iain Livingstone says footage of the scuffle in Aberdeen will be looked into. Coronavirus expert shares picture of increasingly common symptom. A partial lockdown in Aberdeen after a cluster of 54 coronavirus cases was announced by the first minister today. The vast majority of people who test positive for coronavirus do not have any key symptoms on the day of their test, a study has suggested. Scots lawyer gets Covid-19 after visiting cop station as Bar advises members to boycott unsafe interview rooms. Today's announcement is the first "local lockdown" in Scotland after a string of areas in England had restrictions reimposed. 1596697662. 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Nicola Sturgeon has given updates on other virus clusters in Scotland. Aberdeen is at risk of a move to Tier 3 when the Fir… IT'S spent longer in lockdown than any other part of Scotland. Here are the latest live news updates from the north and the north-east, as well as the major national and international stories breaking throughout the day. Today we’ll find out if restrictions in Aberdeen can begin to ease. Nicola Sturgeon announced the daily figures at her press briefing from St Andrew’s House in Edinburgh. This represents 7.4% of the total tests carried out. Indoor and outdoor hospitality venues – including pubs, cafes … READ MORE: Glasgow bar shuts doors after customer tests positive for coronavirus. She stressed the importance of keeping schools open as the harms of children losing out in an education are “considerable”. Pinterest. Daily Record health editor Vivienne Aitken asks whether high school pupils should be face coverings when walking between classrooms. Just 0.7% of absences were linked to Covid. A popular Glasgow eatery has decided to close for a deep clean after a customer tested positive for coronavirus. Ten signs you may have already had Covid and could be 'protected for five months'. The First Minister spoke about the clusters of the virus across the country, including those affecting schools, at the Scottish Government’s coronavirus briefing in Edinburgh on Tuesday. The Brown Street primary is the latest to have been affected by coronavirus since the schools reopened just one week ago. Follow the very latest news, updates and analysis of the coronavirus crisis in our live blog below. Today we'll find out if restrictions in Aberdeen can begin to ease. The First Minister is due to update Scots on the number of new coronavirus cases and latest government advice. Aberdeen was put back under lockdown after 54 new cases of COVID were reported (Image: GETTY) Following the announcement of the lockdwon, the … Today we’ll find out if restrictions in Aberdeen can begin to ease. Stay tuned to our blog and we’ll give you all the latest information you need about what’s going on across Scotland. Aberdeen has been under lockdown longer than any other part of Scotland. Aberdeen will remain in lockdown for a further week at least after a coronavirus surge linked to a city pub, Nicola Sturgeon confirmed today.. PS5 stock update at Smyths, Argos, Game and Currys amid claims consoles could be available from today. By Kirsteen Paterson @kapaterson Journalist. Nicola Sturgeon is lifting some of Aberdeen's lockdown restrictions from midnight, just 18 days after pubs and restaurants were forced to close. The First Minister will be announcing the latest number of cases across Scotland from St Andrew’s House in Edinburgh. Nicola Sturgeon will give her daily coronavirus briefing at 12.15pm today. Nicola Sturgeon update: all the changes to Scotland Covid tiers as Aberdeen moves to Level 3 amid rise in cases By Jenna Macfarlane Tuesday, 15th December 2020, 4:08 pm All affected patients ae being contacted to provide the correct details, and the vaccinations will be available. Libby Brooks from the Guardian asks if there is a risk young people are being “scapegoated” over attending house parties. The man had quickly popped out of his SEAT Leon at a shop in Glasgow when the thief capitalised and nicked his motor. NICOLA Sturgeon has confirmed Aberdeen’s lockdown will be extended. 181. Pubs and restaurants in the city will stay closed and restrictions on household gatherings and travel will remain in place. READ MORE: Coronavirus trace and protect experts called into third Renfrewshire school. NICOLA Sturgeon refused to rule out extending Aberdeen's lockdown on Wednesday as the city's coronavirus cluster continued to grow. It comes as images were shared on social media of crowded class corridors. The Granite City was placed back under tightened pandemic control rules on August 5 after a spate of cases emerged. The education secretary said parents and teachers could expect a further announcement on the Scottish Government's plans next week. Nicola Sturgeon confirmed yesterday that eight new cases were identified in … There will be a “mini-review” on Sunday, where some firmer dates should be announced. All pubs in Aberdeen must close by 5pm today … Aberdeen City Council says it does not support the extension of local lockdown beyond Saturday. Coronavirus UK Update: Aberdeen local lockdown confirmed. Todholm Primary confirmed on Monday that one child had been exposed to and infected with the deadly bug in the community and that all those who had been in close contact with the youngster at school had been asked to self isolate. She said a new plan to redesign cancer services will be set out in the autumn. I urge my fellow Aberdonians to continue to stick to the rules. The SGORR (Scottish Government Resilience Room) meeting on Sunday 23 August included partners from Aberdeen City Council, NHS Grampian and Police Scotland, and heard the latest update from the Incident Management Team on the level of the virus and its transmission in Aberdeen. Aberdeen will not have its lockdown restrictions lifted today after the First Minister confirmed the Scottish Government still have concerns over transmission of the virus. Officers found the Class-B drugs in a car travelling on the A9, near Tomatin. Lockdown restrictions are being reimposed in Aberdeen following a sharp spike in infections in the region, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced today. Edinburgh's Hogmanay has been lighting up the skies online with a drone display of Scottish icons. There have been three coronavirus-connected deaths in Scotland over the last week - a decrease of two from the previous week. Public Health England found that patients who had symptoms of the virus had a 90 per cent chance of avoiding illness from Covid again five months after testing positive. Rachel Macrae, 17, from Easterhouse in Glasgow, said she is determined to change perceptions for those from working class backgrounds. Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland is not in the midst of a second coronavirus wave despite a recent spike in cases. The cluster was linked to bars in the city A local lockdown in Aberdeen will be extended for another week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. More than 1,000 locations across Scotland will be used for the community vaccination programme. Education secretary John Swinney announces that nationwide school attendance was recorded as 94.8% on Monday. Aberdeen has been subject to local lockdown restrictions in Scotland since Wednesday August 5, after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon revealed that 54 new cases had been reported in the city. READ MORE: List of seven schools hit by virus in Greater Glasgow and Clyde released. Scots 'jail attack' cops charge two men in connection with death of Dean Ramsey at HMP Glenochil. Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed Aberdeen’s lockdown will be extended for another week. Scotland defender Andy Considine agrees a contract extension to stay at Aberdeen until 2022. We’ll keep you up-to-date with everything happening in Scotland regarding the coronavirus pandemic. Chris Lewis made headlines during a remote lockdown stay in Shetland and now wants to highlight homelessness in Aberdeen. The 28-year-old Aberdeen accused allegedly claimed "all Muslims must die", the high court hears. Francis Cairney, 85, is also charged with indecently assaulting another teenage boy at a hotel room in Aviemore and in a car in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire on various occasions between August 1 1988 and June 30 1989. The First Minister warned: “We’re also now beginning to see spread from the younger age group of the population into the older age groups. The Scottish Government decision was resisted inside the city council - but Sturgeon insisted restrictions could start to lift next week. The visit raised “serious concerns” about the care on offer to residents and the regulator announced at that time it would be seeking a cancellation of the care home’s registration. The chief executive of the SPFL insists every option is on the table if the season stops. By. Hilarity ensued when the shop in East Kilbride attempted to take advantage of the cold snap by punting the plastic sledges at priority prices. It comes as the First Minister announced 49 new cases of Covid-19 across the country in the last 24-hour period. The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases across the country now stands at 19,407. First Minister’s Questions: First Covid-related deaths since 16 July, Scotland’s fiscal deficit of £15bn and Aberdeen lockdown eased by Megan McEachern August 26, 2020, 1:28 pm The transport giant sells three major properties in North America in order to "rationalise" its portfolio. Show latest update . Scots ambulance worker has car stolen after jumping out to get cash from ATM. Read the Scottish Government news release. While the number of new virus cases in Aberdeen is falling, Sturgeon says the infection rate still remains double that of the rest of Scotland. Facebook. 0. The Health Secretary said: “The number of patients who can be seen, diagnosed and treated in the time-frames of before will clearly be reduced by the continuing and necessary infection prevention and control measures. Scots rower recalls being forced to abandon his storm-damaged boat during bid to cross Atlantic. Scotland lockdown: How to watch Nicola Sturgeon's Covid update today. The Kirkhouse Bar and Kitchen was visited by a punter last Thursday who has since been confirmed as having Covid-19. He says there is “no evidence” that Covid-19 is being spread in schools, with evidence suggesting that individual pupils have contracted the virus in the community. Covid test expansion in Scotland as fears grow over new virus strain. ABERDEEN was placed under new lockdown restrictions following a coronavirus outbreak. IT'S spent longer in lockdown than any other part of Scotland. Ms Sturgeon is scheduled to address Holyrood between 11am and 12.30pm, when she will also detail the country’s vaccination program and provide an education update. Interim chief medical officer Dr Gregor Smith agreed with the First Minister, explaining the increase in cases could be a result of localised clusters in Aberdeen and other parts of the country. Levels (0-4) are based on the prevalence of the virus. Thursday, 06 August, 2020, 09:20 Seven Covid-19-linked deaths last week, says NRS As required under lockdown, all Sport Aberdeen indoor venues will remain closed until restrictions are lifted. The First Minister says she is not scapegoating anyone, but has a duty to report that there are risks with large indoor gatherings. Lorry driver charged after allegedly operating 44 tonne truck while three times over drink limit on Scots road, Tests allegedly showed the 52-year-old woman was three times above the limit, ‘Cynical’ Scots hotel owner who carried out £380k tax fraud behind bars after admitting five-year scam. Urgent search for Scots teenager missing for nearly one week, The family of Gabriel Ursu are said to be 'very worried' after the 17-year-old vanished from his home, 'How many gears does it have?' Scottish authorities extended the lockdown in Aberdeen on Wednesday, August 12, following a spike in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the city. Neil Doncaster refuses to rule out null and void as Rangers sit 21 points ahead of Celtic. BBC Scotland Highlands and Islands reporter. Sturgeon announced on Wednesday a partial emergency lockdown in Aberdeen, which involved closing all pubs, bars and restaurants for at least … Nicola Sturgeon stated that the decision would be "disappointing" for many, but added that moving too quickly to ease restrictions could reverse the progress the area has made in the last few weeks. Bars, restaurants and cafes are being shut in Aberdeen under the reimposition of coronavirus lockdown measures. Restrictions placed on travel and indoor gatherings in Aberdeen are to be lifted from midnight, the Scottish Government has confirmed. Nicola Sturgeon today announced the re-imposed lockdown restrictions on Aberdeen after Covid-19 cases continued to rise. Scotland has a five-level system of local coronavirus alerts, but since Boxing Day the entire mainland has been in the top tier of restrictions - level four. Nicola Sturgeon Aberdeen lockdown announcement today RECAP: city's pubs and restaurants to close. Speaking at the Scottish Government's coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, the First Minister said while the situation in Aberdeen is "undoubtedly improving" she is not "in a position to say that this outbreak is over or completely under control". ... For context, she said local lockdown measures were implemented in Aberdeen when the rate reached 20 cases per 100,000. Nicola Sturgeon is keeping Aberdeen in lockdown for another week after fears the spread of Covid is still not completely under control. Twitter. The briefing will be live on BBC One Scotland. Ex-Celtic Boys Club chief Frank Cairney accused of assaulting two teens at Celtic Park and former training grounds. In her update today, the First Minister said 226 cases have now been linked to the outbreak in the city, with 1,141 contacts identified. Aberdeen lockdown: Pubs and restaurants close amid ‘significant outbreak’ as Sturgeon hints pub crawls could be banned. 2. The Crown Office is looking into deaths at Inchmarlo House in Aberdeenshire and at Deeside Care Home in Cults. All the latest updates from Scotland's battle in the coronavirus crisis. Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update RECAP: 64 new cases as lockdown restrictions restored in Aberdeen. Aberdeen’s bars, cafes and restaurants were ordered to close on August 5, with residents being banned from having visitors in their homes […] Nicola Sturgeon stresses evidence suggests younger children are less likely to transmit Covid-19 and to catch a severe form of the illness. Over the last 24-hour period a total of 49 people tested positive for the deadly virus that has killed thousands and thousands across the world. Education secretary John Swinney is also speaking at the media briefing. A rise in the number of pupils contracting Covid-19 is inevitable, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Aberdeen’s lockdown will begin to lift today after the Scottish government and city council finally agreed on a strategy to reopen the city.Three weeks ago the northeast became the first part of Nicola Sturgeon confirms lockdown restrictions in the Aberdeen city council area will continue for one more week. Aberdeen is to remain in local lockdown for a third week as it is not yet safe to lift the restrictions, Nicola Sturgeon said. When asked about whether this is a second wave of the virus by the PA news agency, the First Minister said: “I think what we’re seeing is a spike in the first wave. The Care Inspectorate, which monitors the sector, made an unannounced inspection at Home Farm care home in Portree on May 11. StarMag - August 5, 2020. Catriona Graffius Today, 00:42. The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service has received reports about deaths at Rubislaw Park in Aberdeen. IT’S spent longer in lockdown than any other part of Scotland. This represents 7.4% of the total tests carried out. First minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the tightening of restrictions across the Aberdeen City Council area following a “significant outbreak” in cases. Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update RECAP as Aberdeen in lockdown after spike in cases. Aberdeen will not sign any players in the January window, says manager Derek McInnes, who confirms winger Scott Wright looks set to leave. ABERDEEN looks set to stay in lockdown when the restrictions are formally reviewed today. Freeman updated MSPs on efforts to remobilise the health service in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday. A court case against a Skye care home where 10 residents died from Covid-19 following a virus outbreak has been dropped. Health officials are carrying out Covid-19 contact tracing at seven schools in the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board area. Ayr FootGolf squad left in the bunker as council prevents access to home course. Speaking today, she admitted that her fears had, to an extent, been realised by the ongoing Aberdeen outbreak. IT'S spent longer in lockdown than any other part of Scotland. Aberdeen: On the streets as city goes back into lockdown "This morning this place was buzzing... in the space of a few hours it's like being back in March," one coffee shop owner says. Former Aberdeen, Motherwell, Dundee and Montrose defender Chic McLelland has died at the age of 63.