Nicola Sturgeon has examined optimistic for Covid-19.
The Scottish first minister tweeted she had been experiencing gentle signs on Friday night.
She’s going to make money working from home over the subsequent few days and instructed followers she would “hopefully” be again out and about later subsequent week.
The primary minister met Sinn Féin vice-president and first minister designate of Northern Eire Michelle O’Neill in Edinburgh earlier on Friday.
She additionally travelled to the US earlier within the week the place she met the Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, and addressed the Brookings Institute in Washington DC.
SNP colleagues together with Westminster chief Ian Blackford despatched get properly needs.
MP for Glasgow North East Anne McLaughlin and minister for ladies’s well being Maree Todd wished her a speedy restoration.
Ms McLaughlin stated: “That is simply to get out of constructing me espresso, isn’t it?”
Ms Sturgeon’s optimistic an infection comes as Covid circumstances in Scotland proceed to fall. The Workplace for Nationwide Statistics estimated 122,000 individuals had Covid within the week ending 13 Could.
It’s the eighth weekly consecutive drop and the bottom variety of circumstances since earlier than Christmas when circumstances rose because of the Omicron variant spreading.
Public well being restrictions resembling social distancing and carrying face masks have been lifted and as of 1 Could steering for these experiencing signs of Covid was to remain at dwelling.
For these too unwell to do “regular actions”, the recommendation is to remain at dwelling till they really feel higher.
On Friday, Scotland’s largest well being board NHS Better Glasgow and Clyde confirmed they might elevate Covid restrictions.
As of Monday 23 Could, sufferers can be allowed a most of two interchangeable guests and social distancing can be scrapped.
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