Scotland aligned itself with the United Kingdom’s largest nation England and announced, starting next week, the end of additional strict restrictions on 26 December to tackle the wave of Covid infections fueled by the Omicron edition: lifting Including 500 spectators for sporting events and concerts such as football or rugby matches. This was announced by Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister in Edinburgh’s local independence government, who was responsible for health affairs based on British transfer.
The innovation will allow, among other things, the stadium doors for Scottish Premiership matches to be fully reopened at the end of the break in the Scottish top football championship; and the relaxation of any restrictions on public appearances at matches in Scotland next month as part of the 6 Nations rugby tournament. “We expect that we are now moving towards a turning point in the epidemic that is no longer an epidemic, but is endemic … to manage and live at different levels,” Sturgeon said.
The Scottish Tory opposition, however, accused the first minister of being forced into this reconsideration only because of public pressure, which, according to the data, proved to be useless: in the last week in the northern nation. Similar to the trend of England. , where Boris Johnson’s conservative central government has limited itself to opposing Omicron with less aggressive measures (work from home, closed on masks in public places, green passes only at the entrance to discos and mass events) ) as well as rapidly recording rates for the third booster dose of vaccines in Europe.
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