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Scotlandâs first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has announced that most of the country except the island groups is to go into level 4 lockdown from midnight on Monday, with further measures coming into force on Friday. This is what the measures mean:Scotland to go into full lockdown at midnight, Sturgeon announces Read more
People cannot leave home in level 4 areas unless for essential reasons, including travelling to work, caring responsibilities, essential shopping, exercise and being part of an extended household.
Anyone outside their homes must stay as close to home as possible and avoid crowded places.
Everyone over the age of 12 must limit outdoor gatherings to just two people from two households.
All schools and nurseries will remain closed until at least the end of January.
All places of worship will close, except for broadcasting a service, funeral or wedding.
A maximum of five people allowed at weddings.
A maximum of 20 people allowed at funerals; wakes are banned.
Workplace canteens must ensure employees are 2 metres apart, instead of 1 metre as now.
Ski centres, retailer showrooms, and clinics offering cosmetic procedures and surgery will need to close.