Coronavirus in Scotland: 344 new cases today, bringing weekend total to over 1000

The latest Scottish Government statistics were released on Sunday at 2 pm.

Sunday, 27th September 2020, 2:11 pm
Updated Sunday, 27th September 2020, 2:17 pm

There are 344 new cases of coronavirus in Scotland, bringing the weekend total to over 1,000.

The latest Scottish Government statistics show that 105 people are in hospital with the virus, with 12 people in intensive care.

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Tragically, one more person has died after testing positive.

Saturday saw the country’s highest rise in cases with 714 positive tests confirmed.

New restrictions have been in place to help curb this continued rise in cases, including banning people from visiting other households and putting a 10 pm curfew on pubs and restaurants.

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