Easing of COVID-19 lockdown in Scotland

Posted 26/04/2021

More lockdown restrictions have eased in Scotland.

Today (Monday 26 April) there was further easing of coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions across the whole of Scotland.

Some of the changes include:

  • Up to 6 people from up to 3 households can socialise outdoors.
  • Up to 4 people from 2 households can socialise indoors in a public place such as a café or restaurant.
  • All shops, stores and close contact services can open.
  • Hospitality can open with some restrictions on times.
  • Gyms and swimming pools can open.

You can find out all that has changed in the Easy Read below:

Easy Read: Scottish COVID-19 timetable (5Mb)

If the Government and scientists agree then Scotland is due to move to the next step of the timetable on Monday 17 May.

You can see our Easy Reads on the Scottish timetable on our Guidance in Scotland page.


Correct at time of publication: Monday 26 April 2021, 09:00