LiveCoronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Country on 'full lockdown' after emergency measures put in place, restrictions on when the public can leave their homes and all non essential shops to close

Follow the latest Scottish national and international updates on the coronavirus outbreak in our live blog.

Coronavirus in Scotland live blog
Coronavirus in Scotland live blog

Scottish Government statistics show tat there are 584 positive cases of coronavirus across the country and sadly 16 patients in Scotland who have tested positive have died.

Coronavirus in Scotland RECAP: Latest updates on COVID-19 in Scotland

Last updated: Tuesday, 24 March, 2020, 08:54

Key Events

  • Country on 'full lockdown' after emergency measures put in place
  • Restrictions on when the public can leave their homes
  • All non essential shops to close
Show new updates

A statement from the Public Health Minister Joe FitzPatrick reminded all parents and carers of the importance of continuing to get their children vaccinated during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Confusion as UK and Scottish advice clash over the closure of construction sites under new coronavirus emergency measures

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has encouraged construction sites to close, while Robert Jenrick, the secretary of state for housing, communities and local government, tweeted shortly after the Prime Minister’s television address: 'If you are working on site, you can continue to do so. But follow Public Health England guidance on social distancing.'

All Historic Scotland staffed sites will be closed due the coronavirus outbreak

Michael Gove clarifies on twitter the government policy on children who split their time between two households

NHS Lothian suspends hospital visits amid coronavirus lockdown

The move will come into effect today.

This tongue-in-cheek car ad has appeared in Edinburgh

Police Scotland is advising the public to be cautious of strangers offering bogus services during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Edinburgh Leisure’s golf courses will now be closed to the public and not playable

What is essential work? Guidance on who should go to work as UK placed under lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic

UK pharmacies ask public to 'please only buy the medicines you need'

NPA says providers doing everything possible to maintain supplies

Page 4 of 6