Nicola Sturgeon says she will provide guidance on guising and Hallowe’en this weekend.

Ms Sturgeon said that she “hates” having to tell children they can’t go guising.

But she added: “I can’t tell you how much I hate standing here telling kids not to go out guising, but we are in a global pandemic.

“We will put out official guidance over the weekend.

“It’s not safe right now.

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"To parents and children, think of ways to celebrate Hallowe’en that doesn’t have children coming into contact with others.”

The daily report showed were 1712 new cases in Scotland. Of that 584 were in Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

There were 928 in hospital up 55 and 74 in intensive care up by 1 another and 17 deaths have been registered.