Coronavirus in Scotland: 697 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in the last 24 hours

Scotland has seen a rise of 697 cases in 24 hours, according to the latest Scottish Government statistics.

Monday, 5th October 2020, 1:44 pm

Of these, 242 are in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 145 in the Lothians and 130 in Lanarkshire.

The remaining 180 have been reported by nine other heath boards across the country.

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So far, 218 people are in hospital, which is eight more than yesterday, and 22 people are being treated in intensive care with the virus.

Photo credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire
Photo credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

No new deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, but, due to registry offices being closed on a Sunday, this is to be expected.

This means the country’s death toll still stands at 2, 530.

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