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To make it possible for families to reunite at least virtually, the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are supplying their wards with 100 iPads, complete with FaceTime, Skype and Zoom.
An App provides citizens with information on various topics such as symptoms, a map indicating nearby health units and new official news.
People who source the latest contacts of newly quarantined patients help to fight the outbreak of Covid-19.
A government-supported initiative is calling for volunteers to assist citizens by safely delivering essential goods and supplies.
To provide political leaders, civil servants and other decision-makers in the political and public sphere with a knowledge base, McMaster University put together a list of evidence sources.