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Covid vaccine passport rule changes coming into force in Scotland next month

Nicola Sturgeon announced changes to the Covid vaccine passport scheme during a speech at Holyrood today.

From last month, Scots have been required to show evidence they have had at least two doses of the coronavirus vaccine to gain entry into a number of ‘high risk’ venues or events.

These include large events such as concerts, football matches and nightclubs.

The scheme, which has been in place since last month, gives door staff the authority to refuse entry to those who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Scottish Government ministers and health officials hope that the measure will help prevent the spread of the virus and encourage more people to get the vaccine.

Recent figures released by Public Health Scotland show that almost 12 per cent of Scots aged 18 and over are yet to be fully vaccinated from the virus.

It was expected that the scheme would be extended to the likes of cinemas,…

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