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Sky Scottish care homes have reacted furiously to plans to admit new residents without testing them for coronavirus. Scottish Care, the body that represents Scotland's care homes, has told Sky News the proposal is "wholly unacceptable" and carries "additional and intolerable risk". The Sc

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SCOTTISH care homes are up in arms over new plans to admit new residents without testing for COVID-19.SCOTTISH care homes are up in arms over new plans to admit new residents without testing for COVID-19.

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“Whilst we're waiting for UK wide figures, we've been updated on situation in Scotland. NRS says 338 of the 656 deaths recorded in Scotland 20-26 April were in care homes, so just over 50%. Of the 2,272 deaths in Scotland since the crisis began, 39% have been in care homes.”

Lewis Goodall on Twitter: "Whilst we're waiting for UK wide figures, we've been updated on situation in Scotland. NRS says 338 of the 656 deaths recorded in Scotland 20-26 April were in care homes, so just over 50%. Of the 2,272 deaths in Scotland since the crisis began, 39% have been in care homes.… https://t.co/m9MUhXf03c"

“Coronavirus Scotland: Surge in care home deaths branded ‘national scandal’ as Nicola Sturgeon comes under fire – The Scottish Sun https://t.co/D8qKDft5I4”

Miles Briggs MSP on Twitter: "Coronavirus Scotland: Surge in care home deaths branded ‘national scandal’ as Nicola Sturgeon comes under fire – The Scottish Sun https://t.co/D8qKDft5I4"

“This is troubling: ▪️There were 11,854 excess deaths in England & Wales week before last ▪️3,096 (26%) unexplained by #COVID19 ▪️In Scotland that week 23% of excess deaths unexplained by #COVID19 True death toll could therefore be far higher, particularly in care homes.”

Ciaran Jenkins on Twitter: "This is troubling: ▪️There were 11,854 excess deaths in England & Wales week before last ▪️3,096 (26%) unexplained by #COVID19 ▪️In Scotland that week 23% of excess deaths unexplained by #COVID19 True death toll could therefore be far higher, particularly in care homes.… https://t.co/ms0hqKMiU2"

“The Scottish Government has not ruled out using the £43m temporary coronavirus hospital, the NHS Louisa Jordan, to ease the pressure on care homes. https://t.co/ofvxKoYCnb”

Monica Lennon on Twitter: "The Scottish Government has not ruled out using the £43m temporary coronavirus hospital, the NHS Louisa Jordan, to ease the pressure on care homes. https://t.co/ofvxKoYCnb"

CARE homes in Scotland are furious at plans to admit new residents without testing them for coronavirus, according to a report. The body that represents Scotland’s care homes, Scottish Care, …

Coronavirus Scotland: Care homes’ fury at plans to admit new residents without Covid-19 testing – The Scottish Sun