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Every death in custody should be independently investigated, report recommends.
One of the powers being assessed would allow ministers to release groups of prisoners in exceptional circumstances.
HM chief inspector praised 'decisive action' in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
An inspection found nurses were cleaning the treatment room themselves amid the pandemic.
The coronavirus outbreak has meant inmates have gone almost 13 weeks without seeing relatives.
In 2018, Rene Howieson was ordered to spend at least 14 years behind bars for the murder of Colin Skilbeck.
The Scottish Prison Service says they haven't required hospital treatment and visits operating as normal.
The bodies of Giselle Marimon-Herrera, her daughter Allison and partner Russell Steele were found last year.
Paul Carlton, 25, violently shook the eight-week-old boy leaving him with life-changing brain injuries in August 2017.
Judge tells Anwar Chowdhury he 'disgracefully breached' the woman's trust.
Keirin McMillan, 20, Aron McMillan, 17, and Levi Hunter, 16, murdered Alasdair Forsyth in Edinburgh.
Police Scotland said it would offer Gary Webb an unreserved apology.
Darren Brownlie, 47, died at HMP Low Moss in East Dunbartonshire on Monday.