Leading ecologist Alastair McIntosh has praised the regular broadcasts being made on Twitter by Western Isles NHS chief executive Gordon Jamieson.

He said: "This is a wonderful connection to the community, leadership as service. I am very grateful with a 91-year-old mother in Stornoway."

Gordon Jamieson confirmed in the latest broadcasts - links beneath - that the official number of cases on the islands remained at six and thanked everyone for their commitment to the social distancing and stay-at-home measures which had made this possible.  "We are several weeks behind England and sveral weeks behind mainlan Scotland," he said." and let's keep it that way."