More than 250 prisoners are self-isolating at Scotland’s largest prison after an outbreak of coronavirus.
The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) said two prisoners and four members of staff at Barlinnie prison in Glasgow have tested positive for the virus.
All 256 prisoners in A Hall are now having to self isolate, and visitors are banned for these inmates until October 20.
Visits recommenced at jails across Scotland on September 28, subject to a series of restrictions.
An SPS spokesman said the rest of the prison is not affected by the outbreak or visiting ban.
He said contact tracing is being carried out for staff members.
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