Coronavirus has cast a shadow across Scotland's businesses and the community as the deadly virus gathers pace, but it was also a week that saw some firms switch production of goods to help as the fightback gained momentum.

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Economy buckles as fallout from coronavirus engulfs businesses:⁠ ⁠ The private sector economy has contracted at the fastest rate on record amid concern about the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus even before stricter curbs on movement were introduced in recent days a closely watched study has found.⁠ ⁠ The results of the latest IHS Markit purchasing managers index survey underline the scale of the damage caused by the coronavirus to the UK economy as businesses grappled with the problems caused by plunging consumer spending and supply chain disruption.⁠ ⁠ Tap linkinbio for Mark Williamson's article 👆⁠ ⁠ 📷Jane Barlow/PA Wire⁠ ⁠

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