Quarantine hotels for oil and gas workers are to remain in place, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon saying “public safety is paramount”.
The Scottish Government has decided not to let up quarantine rules for oil and gas workers returning from overseas, deciding that doing so would be “too risky”.
A trade union boss says making Scots go into quarantine hotels when they return from overseas oil jobs is “utter madness”.
Scottish residents who travel abroad to work in the oil and gas sector will be required to quarantine upon their return.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has said oil and gas workers travelling back into Scotland could be granted exemption from enforced quarantine measures.