Areas with high numbers of coronavirus cases may be subject to local lockdowns with increased restrictions.

More information on areas with local lockdowns


A maximum of six people from two households are able to meet at any one time in public indoor our outdoor spaces. Children under 12 will not be counted in the six.

You can only meet people from another household in either your home or another person’s home socially if they are in your extended household. These rules apply to children.

Exceptions include funerals or people working together who cannot work from home.


Markets and shops including shops in shopping centres are allowed to open.

Cafes, restaurants and pubs not subject to tighter local restrictions are allowed to open until 10pm.

More information

Face coverings

People aged 5 and over must wear a face covering on public transport and in shops.

Exceptions include:

  • physical or mental illness, impairment or disability which prevents you wearing a face covering
  • taking medicine, eating and drinking when necessary
  • lip reading
  • if you are asked to remove your face covering by someone in authority

Reporting a violation of the rules

Before you report a social distancing violation in Scotland please read Police Scotland’s coronavirus information.