Covid cases ‘uncomfortably high’ as Glasgow remains in lockdown, says Sturgeon

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    Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed Glasgow will remain in Scotland’s second toughest lockdown regime for at least another week, and warned Scotland as a whole may not move down a tier, after Covid cases continued to rise.

    The first minister said the latest infection and hospital admission figures in Greater Glasgow and Clyde showed cases were rising

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