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‘Compelling evidence’ Covid vaccinations working, Sturgeon says

First minister cites data showing significant decline in care home deaths in Scotland

Scotland is “on a path back” to near elimination of coronavirus, according to Nicola Sturgeon, as she referred to “compelling evidence” that the vaccination programme was starting to have an effect on reducing death rates.

At the Scottish government’s daily briefing on Thursday, the first minister said she had always favoured an elimination strategy when dealing with Covid-19 – “by which I mean suppress to as low as possible a level and then try to keep it there” – and that research suggested this had been achieved in Scotland last summer.

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