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First Minister's statement: The headlines  


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First Minister's statement: The headlines

  • People in Scotland are legally required to stay at home, except for essential purposes, until the end of January amid a fresh lockdown
  • The new restrictions will come into force at midnight tonight in a bid to contain the new, faster-spreading strain of the virus
  • Nicola Sturgeon says there is "compelling evidence" that the new variant - which accounts for almost half the new cases in Scotland - is 70% more transmissible, and may add as much as 0.7 to the R number
  • A further 1,905 people have tested positive for Covid-19, 15% of the new tests carried out yesterday
  • Schools will remain closed to the majority of pupils until 1 February, with remote learning - due to start on 11 January - extended by at least two more weeks
  • There will be a review on 18 January as to whether schools can reopen on 1 February
  • From Tuesday, a maximum of two people from up to two households will be able to meet outside, although children aged 11 and under won't be counted in that limit
  • No-one is allowed to leave a level four area - or travel in or out of Scotland - except for an essential purpose
  • Places of worship must close, with the exception of funeral services (up to a maximum of 20 people) and weddings (maximum of five)
  • Nicola Sturgeon says the current expectation is that by early May everyone over 50, and people under 50 with specific underlying conditions, will have received at least their first dose of Covid vaccine

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