Nicola Sturgeon Omicron Briefing: 11 Scottish areas with the highest covid rates ahead of Christmas announcement

Nicola Sturgeon Omicron Briefing: 11 Scottish areas with the highest covid rates as Nicola Sturgeon warns 'tsunami of infections'

Here are the 11 areas in Scotland with the highest coronavirus rates as Nicola Sturgeon announces a ‘tsunami of infections’ is likely as the Omicron variant continues to spread across the country.

The data breaks down the number of positive Covid-19 cases per 100,000 people, according to council area.

It follows an announcement from Public Health Scotland saying that Scots should cancel their Christmas parties in a bid to stop the spread of the Omicron variant, with Nicola Sturgeon confirming that the Scottish Government agreed with the advice.

Here are the 11 areas in Scotland with the most new coronavirus cases between November 30 and December 6.

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