Coronavirus travel bans could become law
Nicola Sturgeon has said she is considering legally enforcing travel restrictions in Scotland, with an announcement expected next week.
The First Minister said reducing travel plays an important role in preventing coronavirus spreading to areas of low prevalence.
People in Level 3 areas of Scotland are advised to avoid leaving their local authority boundaries unless essential, while those in areas with lower levels are told to “minimise unnecessary journeys between areas in different levels”.
People are also advised not to visit other parts of the UK.
Stuart McMillan, SNP MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde, asked why his area has been placed into Level 3 despite having lower levels of prevalence than other parts of the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board area.
The First Minister said there are still some questions over whether virus levels in…