Read the latest information about COVID-19
As the Scottish and UK government’s collaborative efforts to combat the Coronavirus continue, we’ll use this page as a base for useful links and information on the Coronavirus, as well as rolling updates on the action we’re taking to support the people of Scotland.
Read the latest NHS Coronavirus health advice
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is the illness caused by a new strain of coronavirus first identified in Wuhan city, China. It can cause a cough and/or a fever/high temperature.
Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people and those with long term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.
This is a rapidly changing situation which is being monitored carefully.