Nicola Sturgeon confirms she's tested positive for Covid

The First minister said she was experiencing mild symptoms

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Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has tested positive for coronavirus.

She wrote on Twitter: “Unfortunately I’ve tested positive for Covid this evening after experiencing mild symptoms.

“In line with @scotgov guidance, I’ll work from home over next few days, and hopefully be back out and about later next week.”

The First Minister met Sinn Fein vice president and first minister designate of Northern Ireland, Michelle O’Neill, at Bute House earlier on Friday.

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