A ban on all but essential travel had already been in place for Bolton, an area that had earlier seen a huge rise in cases after a spread of the Delta Coronavirus variant.
Last Monday, Greater Manchester and Blackburn were added to the list by the Scottish Government. However, as of Wednesday, travel will once again be allowed between Greater Manchester. Travel from Blackburn with Darwen will still be restricted.
It comes after cases in Scotland overtook infections in some areas of the North West. Scotland now has the highest rate of infection in the UK.