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Official statistics also indicate that less than 100 people have been hospitalised due to Omicron in Scotland.
A further 20,217 people have tested positive for Covid-19 - the highest daily figure of the pandemic.
Visiting has been restricted at Caithness General Hospital, Belford Hospital, and Lorn & Islands Hospital to essential-only.
The company will introduce a temporary timetable which will run in January due to a surge in Covid cases.
The cash has been allocated to help mitigate the impact of Covid restrictions as case numbers rise.
Secondary school students urged to take lateral flow tests amid soaring Omicron cases across the country.
The hospitality sector was hit by a number of cancellations over the festive period.
Boris Johnson has been urged to temporarily suspend patent rights covering Covid-19 related technology.
Dozens of people entered the facility and appeared to damage and remove testing equipment.
People across the country have been urged to get their booster vaccination ahead of the new year.
NHS Highland forced to close hospital wards and care homes amid warning over 'substantial wave of Omicron hospitalisations'.
New Year celebrations low-key across the country amid surging spread of Omicron variant.
They expressed their optimism for the new year, despite the threat posed by the Omicron variant.
Graeme Carling lost his parents within an hour of each other during January last year.
EIS' Larry Flanagan said there's no clear picture over what the staffing composition will be at the start of the new term.
A total of 810 people were in hospital on Wednesday with recently confirmed Covid-19, an increase of 131 overnight.
Supporters have been unable to attend matches since Covid restrictions on capacity were reintroduced.
Labour and Conservatives say businesses need more clarity after FM holds off decision on cutting self-isolation period.
First Minister tells virtual briefing of Scottish Parliament that Omicron accounts for 80% of total cases.
John Swinney says cross-border trips would go against the 'spirit' of regulations put in place by the Scottish Government.