Coronavirus in Scotland: six new deaths and 1,246 new cases confirmed in Scotland in the last 24 hours

Six more people have died and 1,246 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Scotland according to the latest figures by the Scottish Government.

Friday, 9th October 2020, 12:26 pm
Covid-19 testing kits
Covid-19 testing kits

The First Minister announced today that six more people have died from coronavirus in Scotland in the last 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 2,544.

397 people are being treated in hospital with confirmed coronavirus, that is an increase of 20 from yesterdays figures.

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Of the 1,246 new cases, 440 are in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 306 in Lanarkshire and 192 in the Lothians.

The First Minister added that 33 people are being treated for the virus in intensive care, an increase of two from yesterday.

In total, 37,033 have tested positive for coronavirus in Scotland since the start of the pandemic.

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