5 Jan 2022

Covid: Scotland self-isolation rules brought into line with rest of UK

Chief Correspondent

In Scotland, from tomorrow people will be allowed to stop self-isolating after seven days instead of 10, provided they record two negative lateral flow tests – bringing the rules into line with the rest of the UK.

The move, announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to the Scottish parliament earlier, follows sustained pressure from business leaders and opposition parties.