Nicola Sturgeon has warned of the rising number of hospital admissions in Scotland
Nicola Sturgeon has warned of the rising number of hospital admissions in Scotland

Coronavirus in Scotland: This is how many Covid-19 patients have been admitted to intensive care weekly since July

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned of the rising number of people being admitted to hospital in Scotland with coronavirus

Monday, 5th October 2020, 10:50 am

Lockdown restrictions have recently been tightened across the country in an effort to stem the rise and prevent further deaths, with Ms Sturgeon urging people to stick to the new regulations. Latest figures from Public Health Scotland (PHS) show that 740 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours (as of 4 October), and no new deaths have been recorded. Hospital admission have increased by five to 210 in 24 hours, with two more patients admitted to intensive care. Listed are the total number of Covid-19 patients who were admitted to intensive care in Scotland since July, based on weekly figures from PHS.

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