LiveCoronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Next week may be too early to lift lockdown restrictions, says Nicola Sturgeon

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Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Latest updates on Thursday

Last updated: Thursday, 30 April, 2020, 21:23

  • 1,475 people have died in Scotland from Covid-19
  • There are 11,353 confirmed cases
  • 60 new deaths in Scotland

"I cannot see a situation where all pupils, in all schools, will come back in one go" : John Swinney appeared on STV's Scotland Tonight

The Princess Royal congratulated the staff for the completion of NHS Louisa Jordan by video call

Nicola Sturgeon tweets a video of her joining in with #clapforourcarers

A four-year-old Scots boy is cycling 100 miles to raise money for the NHS

Watch: Edinburgh Stewart’s Melville College set to light up blue for NHS tonight

The display was the idea of two former students of the college.

Russian PM Mikhail Mishustin has tested positive for coronavirus

Early prisoner release scheme delayed to allow ‘final legal checks’

The original release date was set to be Thursday

Boris Johnson said he wanted to "wait until the end (of the pandemic) before making international comparisons" between the UK's coronavirus death total and other nations claiming "At the moment, I just think the data is not clear.”

The Prime Minister has said that he will release a comprehensive plan next week on easing lockdown

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