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There have been 39 positive cases of the virus in Lanarkshire since Thursday
Tougher restrictions on home visits have been extended to Lanarkshire.People living in the area will not be able to meet other households indoors from midnight on Friday.Similar measures are already in place in Glasgow, East and West Dunbartonshire, Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire.The extension to North and South Lanarkshire means the restrictions now cover more than 1.75 million people in the west of Scotland.First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had earlier said that the number of new cases in the region was "causing some particular concern".
A total of 205 positive cases of Covid-19 have been identified by Test and Protect in Lanarkshire in the last week.This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version.You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts.
NHS Lanarkshire
Coronavirus pandemic
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