Nicola Sturgeon BBC update RECAP: The First Minister addresses the nation on coronavirus

Nicola Sturgeon is holding a televised address to update the Scottish people on the latest coronavirus restrictions.

The First Minister is hosting a televised address to the nation to give an update on the latest coronavirus restrictions.

Earlier today, Ms Sturgeon spoke to the Scottish Parliament announcing that pubs and restaurants will have a 10 pm curfew.

Also, people in Scotland will no longer be able to visit other households as indoor gatherings are now prohibited.

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Coronavirus in Scotland: The latest updates on Tuesday

Last updated: Tuesday, 22 September, 2020, 20:13

Key Events

  • Nicola Sturgeon will be addressing the nation on TV. 
  • New coronavirus restrictions have been put in place 
  • Contact tracing pledge has not been met, says Health Secretary


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FM: “Let’s keep going, keep strong. Be kind. And continue to act out of love and solidarity”

FM: "Never forget that humanity has come through even bigger challenges than this one...this virus will pass”

FM: “All of us have a part to play”

FM: “Test and Protect is working well"

FM: “I know that today might feel like a step backwards"

FM: From tomorrow, we are all being asked not to visit other homes.

FM: National curfew for pubs, bars and restaurants.

FM: “We must choose our priorities"

FM: Protecting lives and health, keeping children in school and protecting jobs. 

FM: “We must act to get Covid back under control”

FM: Cases are now rising again, having trebled in the last three weeks.

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