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The number of Omicron cases in Scotland has skyrocketed to 29, with a steppe concert in Glasgow as one source of information.

Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned that the variants are in circulation in the community and could rise “significantly” in the coming days.

Author: Collet McGoniglePublished December 3, 2021

The number of cases of Omicron in Scotland has increased by 16 to 29 in the last 24 hours, and there have been concerts between sources.

Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned that the variants are in circulation in the community and could rise “significantly” in the coming days.

Updates are coming as Scotland has recorded 16 coronavirus-related deaths and 2,432 new cases in the last 24 hours.

Previously, nine Omicron cases were associated with one private event, but the Prime Minister said there were several sources of new variants, such as the Steps concert at Hydro in Glasgow on Monday, November 22nd. Said.

It is understood that there are 6 cases related to this event, but the risk to participants is said to be low.

Cases of the new variant were first recorded by the Highland, Grandpian, and Force Valley Health Commissions at 3, 1, and 5, respectively.

The Health Commission, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, and NHS Lanarkshire, where outbreaks were first recorded, have 11 and 9 cases, respectively.

Sturgeon said: “The number of cases of Omicron currently reported in Scotland is increasing, and all cases are not related to a single event, but several different cases, including a step concert at Hydro on 22 November. Related to sources of information.

“This supports our view that community infections of this variant are currently present in Scotland. Given the nature of the infection, it is expected that cases will probably increase significantly in the next few days.

“But the health protection team continues to work to delay the spread as much as possible while learning more about the effects of new variants through contact tracing, quarantine and testing. The Minister is also reviewing the situation daily. increase.”

I’m contacting someone who may have come into contact with a new variant at a step concert.

Participants do not need to be quarantined unless requested by Test and Protect or when symptoms occur.

The number of coronavirus deaths measured daily for those who were first virus-positive within the last 28 days is 9,634 across Scotland.

According to data released by the Scottish Government on Friday, the daily test positive rate was 7.6%, up from 7.4% the day before.

As of Wednesday night, the number of recently confirmed Covid-19 inpatients was 652, a decrease of 28 in 24 hours, of which 46 decreased by 2 in the intensive care unit.

To date, 4,350,133 have received the first Covid-19 vaccination, 3,954,992 have received the second vaccination, and 1,790,728 have received the third vaccination or booster immunization.

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The number of Omicron cases in Scotland has skyrocketed to 29, with a steppe concert in Glasgow as one source of information.

SourceThe number of Omicron cases in Scotland has skyrocketed to 29, with a steppe concert in Glasgow as one source of information.

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