Tag: COVID-19

Arran opens own COVID testing centre in Brodick

From Monday June 29, residents on Arran will be able to be tested for COVID-19 on the island and no longer need to travel to the mainland in an important step in future containment of the virus.

Home computers helping to find a cure

The world’s fastest supercomputer has been created from volunteers loaning spare time on their home PCs to fold proteins, a scientific task that could prove instrumental in the fight against the coronavirus.

Lockdown Arran is still a coronavirus free zone

There remains no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Arran, as of 9am today, and there is no one in the Arran War Memorial Hospital awaiting test results, despite some wild social media speculation. However, no one should let their guard down, as the large older population makes the island particularly vulnerable.