The First Minister has announced set plans for Scotland to move the phase for coronavirus from contain to delay.

Nicola Sturgeon has announced she will not be closing schools, colleges or universities in Scotland amid the coronavirus outbreak as the SNP leader claims it would risk further infection.

She said: "says "It is not the advice right now that [Scottish] schools should close", adding any future closures will "not be for a week or two weeks", but "potentially until the summer period"

All overseas school trips should now be cancelled.

It has also been confirmed that mass gatherings of more than 500 people should be cancelled from next week.

The Scottish government has called for this action to free up emergency services, including police and ambulance crews, to deal with coronavirus.

The UK government have not yet advised their plans ahead of the Cobra meeting

She also added that from tomorrow (Friday 13) if a person shows symptoms indicative of COVID-19, should self-isolate for seven days.

There is number coronavirus cases in Scotland has soared to a total of 60 with 10 confirmed cases in the Glasgow and Greater Clyde area.