Coronavirus in Scotland: Six further deaths and another 1,148 positive cases in past 24 hours

A further six people have died from Covid-19 in Scotland in the past 24 hours, while another 1,148 positive cases have been recorded.

Sunday’s figures, released by the Scottish Government, mean a total of 2,849 people across the country have now died from Covid-19.

The latest daily figures also showed that 7% of people being tested had been confirmed as having Covid-19.

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There were 1,193 people in hospital with the virus, the figures revealed, a rise of 44 from the previous day’s total.

A further six people in Scotland have died from coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
A further six people in Scotland have died from coronavirus in the last 24 hours.

This included 81 patients who were in intensive care, an increase of one.

Across Scotland a total of 65,061 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the pandemic so far.

Of the new cases, 443 were in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board area, with 258 in NHS Lanarkshire and 140 new cases recorded in NHS Lothian.

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