The Scottish Government have confirmed that 224 people in the last 24 hours have tested positive for Covid-19.

This is a slight decrease from yesterdays figures of 236 new cases of Covid-19.

A further 21,669 new tests for Covid-19 were conducted that reported results. Of these 1.2% were positive the same as yesterday's 1.2%.

In the last 24 hours no new deaths were reported.

In the last 24 hours 68 people are in hospital with recently confirmed Covid-19.

Figures for the Covid vaccine now stand at 2,883,384 people having received their first dose and 1,450,798 people having received their second.

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Scotland is expected to move to level 2 from May 17, further easing restrictions across the country. 

It is hoped that the country will move down to level 1 from June 7 and then later in the month move to level 0. 

What changes in level 0?

  • Up to eight adults from four households can meet in your home or theirs - and can stay overnight.
  • Up to ten adults from four households can meet in an indoor public place like a café, pub or restaurant.
  • Up to 15 adults from 15 households outdoors. 
  • You can travel anywhere in Scotland in levels 0,1 or 2 but must not enter a level 3 or 4 area unless for a permitted reason. 
  • You can travel anywhere in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands - before you travel you must check the travel rules in those countries. 
  • You can provide informal childcare.
  • Up to 200 people can attend weddings and funerals. 
  • Tradespeople can carry out any work in your home such as painting. 

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What has to remain closed in level 0? 

Nightclubs and adult entertainment must remain closed level 0.