Scotland withdrew a tiring system from the final week of April, with Nicola Sturgeon saying that her “frame” would be three weeks – two weeks faster than England.
The Prime Minister told the MSP that the five-tier system is expected to move the entire country to Level 4 and fall to Level 3, which will see areas such as non-essential retail reopening from 26 April. 5.
She said: “So from the last week of April we expect a gradual but significant reopening of the economy, including non-essential retail, hospitality and services such as gyms and hairdressers.
“And, of course, the more we get vaccinated and the more we all play by the rules, the faster the speed of security is likely to increase – if we all stay together, our progress will be greater.”
Nursing home restrictions will begin in early March and the next phase of back-to-school from March 15 – which will include elementary school students and some high school students – will begin. The outdoor mix will also be expanded to four people from two houses.
Ms Sturgeon said community worship could also resume, although “may be a few days earlier” if necessary for holidays such as Passover and Easter.
Ms Sturgeon said she hoped to be able to give more information about the restrictions in Scotland in mid-March, but she wants to speed up the changes where possible. She said she was “optimistic” about restoring “more normal” to people’s lives in the coming months.
It arrives as students return to three-full-time school on February 22, with all out-of-school children as part of early education and care. A “limited number” of secondary school pupils may also return part-time to allow them to do practical work in the classroom, which is required to obtain a national diploma from the same date.
In addition, there is a “limited increase in provisions for vulnerable children”.
The Prime Minister also confirmed on 2 March that the second phase of the start of the school year would be planned from 15 March, during this period, to all students receiving at least one education from school, before returning from school. After the Easter holidays.
Mainland Scotland was placed on lockdown on 4 January to deal with the increasing prevalence of new strains of coronovirus. The measures include legally enforced house maintenance orders.
In addition, take-out and hot drinks can only be served outside a building and public alcohol consumption is banned in 4 areas, including those purchased in take-out services.
New guidelines have also been introduced for these shields. If you are shielding, but cannot work from home, do not go to work – the Chief Medical Officer will write to anyone who applies and serves as a doctor’s note.
How many vaccinations have there been in Scotland?
As of 3 March, 1,661,879 people had received their first vaccine in Scotland and 92,550 received their second dose since deployment began on 16 January.
Nicola Sturgeon announced on 15 February that the Scottish Government had reached its goal of offering the first dose of the coronovirus vaccine to all members of the four main priority groups.
Ms Sturgeon said there had been a ‘temporary drop’ in vaccines given in Scotland, due to a drop in supplies and an increase in other doses, leading to its deployment.
However, the Prime Minister insisted that the program was continuing on schedule as he confirmed that all adults in Scotland should be given the first dose of the Kovid vaccine by the end of July.
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