Council staff are ‘tired’ Tuesday December 15th 2020. This both helps control the spread of the virus, and enables key workers to help keep essential services open. Scientists have placed Edinburgh on a coronavirus watch list, saying it is a ‘key area of concern’ as cases rise across the UK.. With hospital beds rapidly approaching zero availability, Ellis County elected leaders are urgently asking state health officials for more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. It is still important to continue to offer testing for people without Covid-19 symptoms during lockdown, to identify and isolate positive cases, as we know around 1 in 3 people who have COVID-19 have no symptoms. Midlothian Council Yesterday at 8:36 AM We’re reminding local people further measures to help stop the sprea ... d of coronavirus (COVID-19) and limit non-essential contact will be introduced this weekend. Local News; ... Our Covid-19 UK Vaccines Delivery Plan . Here is a collection of online resources you can use to stay abreast of what is happening. 11th January 2021. It means people who are eligible for additional payments through their current benefits should see an extra £25 paid into their accounts if they live in the following postcode areas: EH21, EH22, EH31, EH32, EH33, EH34, EH35, EH36, EH37, EH39, EH40, EH41 and EH42. Information about accessing City services during this time is below. Midlothian Council’s Cabinet Member for Education, Councillor Jim Muirhead said: “Mass testing of this kind is designed to pick up cases of coronavirus in people without symptoms and is therefore crucial in getting pupils back into schools safely. The council are continuing to accept requests for information (FOI, EIR and Data Protection related requests). Plans to move Midlothian from level three to level two of the Covid restrictions have been postponed due to an increase in case numbers. The City Offices are staffed and open to serve you. However, due to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID 19) and, depending on the nature of your request, our response may be delayed and there may be changes to how we process your request. A plea for council workers to be recognised for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic was backed by Midlothian councillors after their union rep told them “staff are tired”. Written by Local Democracy Reporter, Marie Sharp. Success in suppressing coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in East Lothian will see the local authority move down a protection level tomorrow (Tuesday) at 6am. Leaders of the City of Midlothian are committed to keeping you informed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Working with the Scottish Government Scottish Conservative and Unionist councillors on Midlothian Council are calling for the Labour administration to be fully transparent over a £13 million deposit made to Croydon Council in April this year. In the latest report from the COVID Symptom Study group, published on September 18, researchers from King's College London have said that Edinburgh and Midlothian are both on a list of 10 areas of ‘key concern’.. Two weeks ago (on September 8) Edinburgh … Healthy 35-year-old Midlothian man with no underlying conditions dies of COVID-19 Family and friends are grieving the death of a Midlothian … However, an increase in positive cases will leave Midlothian in Level 3.