Nicola Sturgeon has postponed any further moves out of lockdown for another three weeks.

After the three weekly review the restrictions on household visits remain in place.

The number of new daily positive cases reported across Scotland was 668.

There were  244 in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board area.

Ms Sturgeon said  three people had died in the last 24 hours after testing positive for Covid-19. Now 2522 people have died.

There were  154 people in hospital  an increase of 15 and 17 in intensive care.

The R number is possible as high as 1.7. Ms Sturgeon said that was partly due to the inmpact of student outbreaks

The First Minister was announcing the outcome of the latest three weekly review of the Scotland-wide restrictions that meant no one was to visit another household.

She said: "We are postponing the route map changes that were due on October 5."