Orkney registers three new COVID cases
Three new cases of COVID-19 have been attributed to Orkney, during the past 24 hours, NHS Orkney has confirmed. According to the health authority, two of these new cases were are asymptomatic contacts of the case reported yesterday. The third positive case is an individual registered with an Orkney practice but who is not currently […]
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Prehistoric fingerprints identified
Analysis of Neolithic fingerprints from the Ness of Brodgar has revealed details of two individuals who left their mark on a clay pot 5,000 years ago. Full story in The Orcadian, available now online and in shops.
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Featured Property of the Week
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College student is a barn artist
An Orkney art student has brought together a barnstorming display in her own backyard, in an effort to commemorate a poignant episode of West Mainland history. While the pandemic may have put paid to the usual in-person exhibition, a graduating art and design student has triumphed over adversity to bring together a fully-fledged installation inside […]
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New Orkney COVID-19 case identified
A person in Orkney has tested positive for COVID-19 today, Friday, NHS Orkney has confirmed. This brings Orkney’s case total since the pandemic began to 77. The affected person recently returned from mainland Scotland, and contact tracing is underway. NHS Orkney director of public health Dr Louise Wilson reminded the community that the […]
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