VISITS to Barlinnie have been suspended after two prisoners tested positive for coronavirus

The two men are now self-isolating, according to the Scottish Prisons Service (SPS). 

Visits to the 'A' Hall of the East End nick are suspended until October 20.

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Prison bosses believe the cases are currently contained within 'A' Hall and visits to other wings can go ahead as normal.

A spokesman for the SPS said: "I can confirm two prisoners within 'A' Hall at Barlinnie Prison have tested positive for coronavirus and investigations are underway to establish the circumstances.

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"The implications of this outbreak mean all visiting to 'A' Hall has been suspended until October 20.

"At the moment we believe it has been contained within 'A' Hall.

"Visiting to other wings within the prison remain unchanged."