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Key workers in Scotland given exemption from self-isolation rules

Nicola Sturgeon announces move aimed at preventing staff shortages due to NHS Covid app notifications

Workers in critical roles in Scotland will be able to avoid self-isolation when notified by the NHS Covid app if they are fully vaccinated and are tested daily, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.

Scotland’s first minister said it was “essential that lifeline services and critical national infrastructure are maintained” and that the changes would ensure staff shortages do not put key services at risk.

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