FM set to delay Scotland's move to level 0 coronavirus restrictions

The first minister has announced she is likely to postone plans to move most of Scotland to level zero Covid-19 restrictions on June 28.

Nicola Sturgeon says the move is necessary due to concerns over the more transmissible Delta variant, which is causing case numbers across the country to rise.

She wants to buy more time to get additional people vaccinated.

Fife is currently in level 1, and is likely to remain there until at least mid-July.

A formal review of the plans will take place next week, when the Scottish Government's plans will be confirmed.

It comes after Boris Johnson announced that England's so-called 'freedom day' - when all restrictions were due to lift next Monday - has been delayed for four weeks.

More to follow.

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