Sturgeon unveils plans for easing Scotland's Covid restrictions

By Severin Carrell Scotland editor13 days ago

First minister says lockdown will remain for at least six weeks, with gradual easing after 5 April

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Scotland’s schools are expected to fully reopen in early April, with some household mixing allowed, after Nicola Sturgeon unveiled a partial route map to lifting the country’s strict Covid controls.

In a statement to Holyrood, the first minister confirmed that Scotland’s lockdown would remain in place for at least six weeks, with the stay-at-home rule enforced until 5 April at the earliest.

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