Coronavirus in Scotland: One new death as country records more than 1,000 cases in 24 hours

One more death has been reported in the last 24 hours as Scotland sees a rise of 1,303 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday.

Covid-19 test centre, Edinburgh
Covid-19 test centre, Edinburgh

Of the new cases, 437 were confirmed in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 341 in Lanarkshire, 155 in the Lothians and 132 in Ayrshire and Arran.

The remaining were reported from the nine other health boards across the country.

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86 people are in intensive care with the virus, an increase of two since yesterday.

1,016 people are in hospital with confirmed coronavirus, this is more than double the figure recorded two weeks ago. On October 11, 449 cases were confirmed in Scotland's hospitals.

In total, 56,752 people have tested positive for coronavirus Scotland since the start of the pandemic.

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