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Coronavirus in Scotland RECAP: Schools in Scotland to close at the end of the week, filming of BBC drama suspended and Glastonbury has been postponed

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

Scottish Government statistics show that there are 227 positive cases of coronavirus across the country and sadly three patients in Scotland who tested positive have died

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Coronavirus in Scotland: Wednesday's live updates

Key Events

  • Scottish schools to close at the end of the week
  • The Catholic church has suspended all public masses
  • Hearts ask players and staff to take 50 per cent wage cut due to Coronavirus
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Holyrood Palace goes into lockdown

Cuts to Edinburgh bus services 'inevitable' due to impact of coronavirus, say Lothian chiefs

Hearts have asked players and staff to take a 50 per cent cut in wages as the club copes with no income due to the Coronavirus

Government will legislate to ban evictions for at least three months

Boris Johnson has promised to protect private renters from eviction due to the coronavirus outbreak

Lothian Buses say it is working with the Scottish Government, local authorities and stakeholders to keep the majority of services running

"We would encourage all of our customers to plan their travel by checking for the latest service information which will be available on our mobile app, website and social media channels "

The SNP’s constitutional spokesman, Mike Russell, said work on an IndyRef2 has been “paused” because of the coronavirus pandemic.

No independence referendum in 2020, confirms Scottish Government

Schools in England to close indefinitely from Friday afternoon for all children

except for children of key workers and children in vulnerable categories

When will over-70s have to reduce social contact?

Advice for elderly people in Scotland during coronavirus outbreak

Edinburgh Leisure closes venues

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