THE NHS Highland area has recorded one positive test for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.
There was royal recognition for the work of frontline NHS staff when Prince Charles paid a visit to Caithness General Hospital.
NHS Highland says capacity for endoscopy screening will be increased to serve more patients across the region.
THE NHS Highland area has recorded one positive test for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours – ending the region's run of six days without any new cases.
The first blood bike to be based in the far north has been named in honour of NHS workers fighting Covid-19.
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a massive backlog of treatment which is set to plunge health services in the region into an unprecedented crisis.
SIX days have now passed since the latest reported positive test for Covid-19 in the NHS Highland area.
CALLS are being made for Highland Council and NHS Highland to have more control over the management of any future coronavirus lockdowns.
The First Minister says the government’s focus now is on the reopening of schools – with little scope for further relaxation of lockdown before then.
FIVE days have now passed since NHS Highland last recorded any new positive tests for Covid-19, the latest daily update has revealed.
There have been no new deaths from confirmed or suspected Covid-19 in the last seven days in the NHS Highland area – for the second week in a row.
FOUR days have now elapsed since the most recent case of Covid-19 was recorded in the NHS Highland area.