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One more death in Scotland

Scotland has recorded one death from coronavirus and 1,122 positive tests in the past 24 hours, Nicola Sturgeon said.

The First Minister told the Scottish Government’s coronavirus briefing the death toll under this measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – has risen to 2,701.

Ms Sturgeon said 57,874 people have now tested positive in Scotland, up from 56,752 the previous day.

The daily test positivity rate is 7.1%, down from 7.9% on the previous day.

Of the new cases, 428 are in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 274 in Lanarkshire, 105 in Lothian, and 97 in Ayrshire and Arran.

There are 1,052 people in hospital confirmed to have the virus, up by 36 in 24 hours.

Of these patients, 90 are in intensive care, a rise of four.

Evening Standard – News