Nicola Sturgeon update RECAP: First Minister gives update on Covid restrictions

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that Covid restrictions in Scotland will not be changed in a parliament briefing to MSPs.

First Minister to update MSPs on pandemic
First Minister to update MSPs on pandemic

The Scottish Government is to consider expanding its coronavirus vaccine passport scheme to pubs, cinemas, theatres and other hospitality venues from December 6, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

The First Minister told MSPs in the Scottish Parliament that a final decision will be made next Tuesday on whether the scheme will be expanded to cover more settings.

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Vaccine passports were introduced at the start of October.

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They apply to nightclubs, adult entertainment venues, unseated indoor events with more than 500 people, unseated outdoor events with more than 4,000 people, and any event where more than 10,000 people are present.

Ms Sturgeon said her government will also consider introducing the option to provide a negative Covid-19 test result to enter venues.

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