People will be able to travel anywhere in Scotland from April 16, as Nicola Sturgeon announces a further reduction in coronavirus restrictions earlier than initially planned.
From this date, six adults from six households will be able to meet outside, with children under the age of 12 not included in these numbers.
The First Minister has said that “significant progress” has been made in reducing the number of Covid-19 cases in Scotland.
Addressing the coronavirus briefing in Edinburgh on Apr 13, Ms Sturgeon said figures are now at their lowest since September, and have fallen by 40% in the past two weeks.
Ms Sturgeon went on to say that she was “extremely confident” that Scotland will drop from Level 4 to Level 3 from Apr 26, which will allow for outdoor hospitality, including pubs and restaurants, to reopen outdoors, with restricted indoor reopenings.
Gyms, museums and libraries will also be allowed to reopen from this date, as well as self-catering accommodation.
However, this reopening of hospitality has come under some criticism from those in government, who say…