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Coronavirus (COVID-19) protection levels: what you can do

Published: 13 Apr 2021
Last updated: 7 May 2021 - see all updates

Coronavirus restrictions remain in place. Find out the rules on what you can and cannot do.


There are 5 COVID-19 protection levels (0-4). 

All of Scotland is at Level 3. Find out what you can do at Level 3.

If everyone continues to follow the rules, we expect to move all of Scotland through the levels on the following dates:

  • 17 May - Level 2
  • 7 June - Level 1
  • June (late) - Level 0

We will keep these plans under review.

The protection level information and the timetable for easing restrictions is available in audio format on Soundcloud. 



First published: 13 Apr 2021 Last updated: 7 May 2021 -