No change to Covid tiers

Nicola Sturgeon

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Scotland’s First Minister continued on her cautious pathway out of Covid-19 this week with no changes being made anywhere in Scotland to the current tiered restrictions.

Addressing the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday afternoon Ms Sturgeon said there will be no ‘immediate’ change to alert levels.

Argyll and Bute will remain in tier two while 11 councils, most in the west of Scotland, will stay in level four until December 11. The government will continue to look carefully at Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, which has experienced a rise in cases over the last week.

‘Next week’s review will be more substantial than today’s,’ said Ms Sturgeon.