Coronavirus in Scotland: Over 2,000 positive new Covid cases as numbers continue to rise

The Scottish Government has released the latest statistics on coronavirus in Scotland.

There has been an increase of 2,137 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

However, this is lower than Friday's confirmed increase of 2,539 new cases.

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No further deaths were recorded on Saturday as the register offices are closed over the public holidays.

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As of December 31, 4,578 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died.

The daily test positivity rate is now at 10.8% - up from 9.7% on Friday.

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