Emergency lockdown in Aberdeen could extend to other towns

Nicola Sturgeon announces closure of pubs and restaurants as officials link 32 pubs and golf courses to outbreak

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Nicola Sturgeon has warned that an emergency lockdown in Aberdeen could extend to other towns in the region after health officials linked 32 pubs and golf courses to the outbreak in the city.

The first minister said all pubs and restaurants in the city had to close from 5pm on Wednesday, as she barred people from visiting other households indoors and urged residents to avoid non-essential journeys greater than five miles.

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