Coronavirus in Scotland: 1,159 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours

The latest figures published this afternoon by the Scottish Government show that no new deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours while 1,159 new cases were confirmed across Scotland.

Latest coronavirus figures in Scotland.
Latest coronavirus figures in Scotland.

Of the new cases, 459 are in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 226 are in Lanarkshire and 108 are in Lothian.

To date, 100 people are in intensive care with recently confirmed Covid-19 which is an increase of eight since yesterday.

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1,241 people are being treated in hospital having contracted the virus which is an increase of 41 from yesterday.

While no new deaths were recorded it is worth noting that most registration offices across the country are closed on the weekends.

The total number of deaths so far in Scotland now stands at 3,280 while confirmed cases have reached 80,294 since the pandemic hit in March this year.

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