COVID-19: Scotland faces Omicron ‘tsunami’

Sky News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Scotland faces Omicron ‘tsunami'” – below is their description.

Nicola Sturgeon has announced new regulations to deal with surging COVID cases in Scotland, including new self-isolation rules.

With the virus threatening to “run riot” through the country, she said household contacts of confirmed coronavirus cases would have to self-isolate for 10 days regardless of vaccine status or negative test results.

She also urged people to reconsider holding Christmas parties.

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