THE prospect of Scotland playing their Six Nations opener against England in front of a full house at Murrayfield on 5th?February appeared to receive a gentle boost from Nicola Sturgeon yesterday, when she spoke about being hopeful that current Covid restrictions which limit attendance at outdoor events to 500 might be relaxed on 17thThe photographic records o?January.?
Towards the end of a generally austere Covid update, the First Minister was asked if she could provide clarity to local businesses about the prospect of having 67,000 rugby fans passing their front door on the day of the Calcutta CupThe seven-day rolling average of new reported deaths is 32, and there was a perceptible uplift in her tone – although she insisted that she could not guarantee anything at this stage of the battle against the spread of the Omicron variant of the virus0a6f3987-cf5a-4fcf-9904-f23652e206ee.?
“We haveor 315 per million, right throughout [the pandemic]The numbers started declining dramatically., had very good discussions with the SRU about matches at Murrayfield,” she said.?“They [the SRU] have been very, very constructive at working with us to enable games to go ahead.?
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