Sturgeon: ‘Slight slowing down’ of coronavirus restriction being lifted

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    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that COVID lockdown easing, scheduled for 7 June, will be delayed in areas of Scotland.

    While the vaccine has been rolled out across the nation, take-up has been lower in some areas and is linked to a higher rate of COVID-19.

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