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Covid in Scotland LIVE as Nicola Sturgeon to make statement on pandemic in parliament

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pandemic later today. The First Minister is expected to issue a further warning after covid hospitalisations across the country surpassed 1,000 over the weekend.

It comes as Scotland deals with a surge in coronavirus cases that has hit the country since the majority of lockdown measures were lifted on August 9.

Yesterday, the four Chief Medical Officers from Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales all agreed to allow 12 to 15-year-old to be given one dose of the covid jab in a bid to prevent serious illness and to allow schools to run as smoothly as possible over the winter.Reacting to the news, Scottish Health Secretary Humza Yousaf said: "After consideration with clinical and public health leaders from all four nations, the CMOs.

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