Scotland Moving Into Phase 2 of Lifting Lockdown

Scotland is now entering Phase 2 of lifting the lockdown restrictions caused by the Coronavirus.
 
Key changes:
Shielding:
· From today, people who are shielding can now go outdoors for exercise.
· Those who have been shielding can now take part in outdoor activities and meet people from one household. Maximum of eight, and no more than one household a day.
 
From Tomorrow:
  • People can now meet others from two households outdoors and no more than 8 at any time,
  • You will now be allowed to go indoors for use of the toilet if meeting in a garden or outside space. Gathering indoors still not allowed
  • For those staying on their own or who is a lone parent with a child under 18 can now create a support bubble with another household with no need for social distancing. This can include staying over. You should only be in a bubble with one other household.
  • People are still asked to remain within 5 miles of their local area for travel expected until at least 15th Jul

From Monday 22nd June:

  • Face masks will be mandatory on all public transport. Exemptions for those with health conditions and those under 5.
  • Dentists can reopen, primarily for emergency treatment.
  • Places of worship can reopen for individual prayer.
From Monday 29th June:
  • Outdoor markets can reopen
  •  Outdoor sports centres and play parks can open.
  • Zoos and some outdoor attractions will be permitted to open however, those should only be visited for now by those within a 5-mile radius.
  • Non-essential retail, factories and labs can open.
  • Non-essential offices are being asked to remain closed. Shopping centres will also remain closed for all but essential businesses.

 

For Those with Symptoms: 

If you have any of the below coronavirus symptoms – even if they’re mild – you need as before immediately self-isolate and to book a test as soon as possible using  the TestAndProtect service.

  • A new persistent cough
  • High temperature
  • Loss or change in taste or smell

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