Nicola Sturgeon says ‘no national lockdown’ will be announced tomorrow
Further decisions on restrictions have not yet been reached
Nicola Sturgeon has announced this afternoon that there will be no national lockdown in the new Coronavirus restrictions.
The First Minister will speak again tomorrow afternoon to announce the further decisions on the new restrictions.
It was also stated that schools will not shut, and there will be no nationwide travel ban.
"We are not proposing another lockdown at this stage"
FM @NicolaSturgeon says people will not be asked to stay home, travel restrictions will not be imposed on the whole country and schools will not be closed
— BBC Scotland News (@BBCScotlandNews) October 6, 2020
This follows an increase in cases across Scotland, including 268 live cases among staff and students at the Uni of Edinburgh.
There is speculation of a ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown in Scotland, concerning the shutting of hospitality bars and restaurants, but this is yet to be confirmed by the Scottish Government.
Up to date lockdown restriction measures can be found here.