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Aberdeen city back in lockdown

Aberdeen city back in lockdown

Author: Wardah Sempa | Wednesday 5th August 2020

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Aberdeen city (North-east of Scotland) has been put back on lockdown after a spike in coronavirus cases from 5pm Wednesday! NHS Grampian confirmed the number of positive tests arising from an outbreak at The Hawthorn Bar and 20 more premises now stands at 54, having been 27 at the start of the week.

Hospitality venues including pubs, cafes and restaurants have also been ordered to close. Hotel restaurants can remain open, but to provide food for residents only.

The five-mile travel restriction has also been resumed for leisure and recreation. Householders are also prohibited from holding gatherings indoors. The restrictions will be reviewed in a week’s time.