All 11 councils who went into level 4 on 20 November are set to come out of the toughest coronavirus restrictions on Friday.
Councils across the central and western belt of Scotland who entered level four restrictions nearly three weeks ago are all set to enter level 3 of the coronavirus restrictions First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.
The central belt councils exiting level four will be The City of Glasgow, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, East and West Dunbartonshire, North and South Lanarkshire, East and South Ayrshire, Stirling and, West Lothian.
This means that all non-essential shops and business across areas who were in level four restrictions will be able to reopen.
This comes after infection rates in each of areas has fallen.
However, while announcing the new tiers for each area the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has urged people to “continue to exercise care and caution”.
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