It has stretched the imagination for the past six months to envisage First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in a dog collar preaching from the pulpit at her daily briefings on how Scotland is coping with Covid-19.
Dr Daniel Carter, Consultant in Public Health Medicine and Chair of the IMT, said: “All those who have tested positive for COVID-19 are self-isolating and we are working with a number of businesses including a local pharmacy to trace any close contacts.”
He succeeded Ruth Davidson, about to be installed as Lady Davidson, having being given a seat in the House of Lords, as the party’s leader in February after previously acting as her deputy.
Hancock raised a few eyebrows by opening his speech with a section on the positives to be taken from the Great Fire of London in 1666 [I almost fell off my chair laughing at that bit. Ed].
However, the First Minister warned, people must not lose sight of the fact that every death is a tragedy, and she sent her condolences to everyone who has lost a loved one to the virus.
However, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said: “These statistics paint a devastating picture of the toll the coronavirus has taken on communities across Scotland.