Restrictions on travel and outdoor meetings to be eased in Scotland from Friday

Coronavirus travel restrictions in Scotland are to be eased from Friday and more people will be able to meet up outdoors, Nicola Sturgeon has said. The First Minister said a reduction in prevalence of the virus meant some acceleration of planned lockdown easing was possible to support mental health and wellbeing. She told a coronavirus briefing there had been three deaths from coronavirus and 221 positive tests in the past 24 hours.