No lockdown following Lanarkshire virus outbreak

There are no plans for a local lockdown in North Lanarkshire after a covid outbreak at a call centre in Motherwell.

Deputy first minister John Swinney said the fact that staff live around the country meant a local closure was not being considered.

A total of 19 cases have been linked to the Sitel site which was doing work for NHS England's test and trace system.

The site has been closed and staff have been asked to get tested for Covid.

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