Level based Restrictions Overview
For all Clubs, Teams, Players, and Supporters
As you will be aware the First Minister announced a new strategic approach to suppress the coronavirus. This included the announcement of a 5-level system of ‘protections’ (restrictions) which can be applied locally or nationally, depending on the prevalence of the virus.
The Coronavirus (COVID-19): Scotland’s Strategic Framework was published by Scottish Government this afternoon providing the detail to this announcement. Scottish Government are now engaging with stakeholders to receive feedback, before this is debated and voted on by Parliament next Tuesday (27 October). Once approved, it will then be introduced from Monday 2 November, with the starting level in each area announced in advance. The levels applying in each local authority area will then be reviewed on a weekly basis.
In summary the impact on sport and exercise at each level, aligned to the public health advice at each level, is as follows:
Full details of the announcement and information relating to tiers can be found here.
For lovers of stats, there is a nifty dashboard showing COVID-19 in Scotland by area.