It has been a year like no other.
Throughout the course of 2020, Scotland has been changed, disrupted and devastated by the spread of a deadly virus.
Covid-19 has impacted the whole country, causing a crisis that has affected people’s lives, jobs, freedoms and relationships.
Scotland’s health service, economy, government and political system have had to adjust daily to an ever-changing pandemic.
Attention has turned to leaders’ handling of the key decisions, while frontline workers have not stopped in the fight against coronavirus.
STV News takes a look back at Scotland in 2020, the key moments and decisions that have shaped our experience of a ‘new normal’.
On New Year’s Eve, 2019, Chinese authorities alerted the World Health Organisation (WHO) of cases of pneumonia of unknown etiology, which had been detected in Wuhan, Hubei province of China.
The WHO closely monitored the situation and the acute respiratory disease…
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