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Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she will not rule out quarantining people from other parts of the UK.

The Scottish Government has reported three deaths from coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

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  • There have been three deaths from coronavirus in the past 24 hours. 
  • Eager shoppers queue as non essential shops open
  • From June 13, people will be allowed to visit non coronavirus wards. 
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FM: "I'm extremely underwhelmed" by the fiscal announcement from the PM this morning

FM doesn't want to get into a "cycle of local lockdown"

Scot Gov still making the decision on air bridges.

From July 13, people will be able to visit non Covid wards in hospitals.

FM: "There is a real risk that people will let down their guard, it is a human reaction ... life right now can't and shouldn't get back to normal"

FM reiterates that the virus has not gone away, and urges people to remain cautious.

FM: "This is a moment of great opportunity but also a time of real danger"

Scottish Government update: 10 more positive cases, 885 patients in hospital, 19 patients in intensive care and sadly, 3 more patients have died, bringing the total to 2,485.

'Virus crisis has changed my outlook on turning 50' says Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon has told how the coronavirus crisis changed her perspective on turning 50 and the way she thinks about life.

In an interview with Holyrood magazine, she spoke about how there were times when she felt "overwhelmed" by the situation.

At some points she wondered whether everyone in the country would know someone who had died from the virus, she said.

The First Minister, who will turn 50 on July 19, said she had found "an even deeper resilience than I ever thought possible" during the crisis.

She said: "I think I've probably been dealing with enough tough stuff recently to not allow myself to dwell too much on me getting older, and actually without all of this going on I may have been a bit more morose about turning 50 and thinking 'Oh my God, I'm getting old'.

"I don't want to sound at all twee here, but this virus and the tragedy of it all has made me think about life and, you know, how much you've got to value life and make the most of it ...

"In a strange sort of way it has absolutely changed my approach and mindset to turning 50 and in a way that makes me much more, if not positive about it, then just less depressed about it, because I think it's more important that we concentrate on the things we have got as opposed to the things we don't."

The First Minister continued: "I wouldn't be human, though, if I hadn't at times over the past few months felt pretty overwhelmed by the magnitude of this, but I've forced myself to keep very focused on it and just get through every decision, every step, every day, every week."

Her own difficulties were "nothing" compared to those of her sister, she said, who works as a medic taking blood samples from patients with coronavirus - doing long shifts in full PPE.

She continued: "It's been grim. There were periods where I genuinely wondered if we would get through this without literally everybody knowing somebody who had died from it and that's what we were trying to avoid.

"Unfortunately, we didn't avoid that for more than 4,000 people and that will always live with me."

The First Minister said she was sure next year's elections to the Scottish Parliament would go ahead as normal life resumed.

She said: "We will see some sense of normality return.

"I think the election will happen next year, in fact I'm pretty sure the election will happen next year, and debates about the country's future will restart too, and we will go back to normal politics, but hopefully thinking a bit more about how we conduct our politics. But I don't think the country is quite there yet ...

"I think I have probably learned already that I've got an even deeper resilience than I might have ever thought possible and I think I will also come out of this with a much lower tolerance for some of the crap of politics."

Worst is yet to come in coronavirus mental health crisis, charity warns

The "worst is yet to come" of the mental health emergency sparked by the coronavirus pandemic and the future economic fall-out, a charity is warning.

Many people who were previously well will develop mental health problems as a "direct consequence of the pandemic and all that follows", according to Mind.

Two out of three (65%) adults aged 25 and over and three-quarters of young people aged 13-24 with an existing mental health problem reported worse mental health during the lockdown, its survey found.

Of adults with no previous experience of poor mental health, more than a fifth (22%) now say that their mental health is poor or very poor.

The charity surveyed 14,421 adults aged 25 and over and 1,917 people aged 13-24 between April 9 and June 1.

Those who were furloughed, changed jobs or lost their job due to coronavirus saw their mental health and wellbeing decline more than those whose employment status did not change, it found.

Over half (56%) of adults and 71% of young people reported over- or under-eating to cope, while overall roughly a third said they were using alcohol or illegal drugs.

And a third of young people with existing mental health problems said they were self-harming.

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