Nicola Sturgeon announces SIX strict new coronavirus rules for Scotland lockdown

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon informed members of Parliament of the new coronavirus lockdown rules that are set to come into place to help stop the spread of the virus. Speaking at First Minister’s Questions, she noted that there would be six new rules that she intends to push through Parliament. They would come into place in Scotland by Scotland. 

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Ms Sturgeon argued that while they may appear small additions and changes to current rules, they are essential in working towards stopping the spread of coronavirus. 

Ms Sturgeon stated the six key changes would be, restricting click and collect, no going indoors to get takeaways, banning on outdoor pints, reinforcing that businesses ensure staff can work from home, only essential home maintenance and people can only leave home and stay out of their homes for essential purposes.

On each point, during the briefing, Ms Sturgeon said: “Firstly, we intend to limit the availability and operation of click and collect retail services.

“Only retail services selling essential items will be allowed to offer click and collect.

“This will include clothes and footwear, baby equipment, books, all other click and collect services must stop.”

Regarding the second new measure, Ms Sturgeon said: “

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