Nicola Sturgeon: R number possibly as high as 1.6 in Scotland

Published on September 24, 2020 - Duration: 01:30s

Nicola Sturgeon: R number possibly as high as 1.6 in Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon said the R number in Scotland – the average number of otherpeople infected with the virus by each person with Covid-19 – could nowpossibly be as high as 1.6.

Speaking at the start of First Minister’sQuestions at Holyrood, she said the latest figures showed why the ScottishGovernment had announced further “tough measures” aimed at curbingcoronavirus.


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