Coronavirus in Scotland: 141 new Covid-19 cases recorded with 68 cases in Glasgow area and 20 in Lanarkshire

A further 141 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Scotland.

The latest Scottish Government figures, published at 2pm on Saturday, showed no new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours. It means the death toll remains at 2,496.

But weekly data from the National Records of Scotland says 4,228 people have died where the virus was mentioned on the death certificate, as of Sunday August 30.

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The latest daily figures show that, of the 141 new cases, 68 were in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board area.

A further 141 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Scotland. Pic: Maridav

Twenty of the new cases were recorded in NHS Lanarkshire.

There were also 14 new cases in Forth Valley and 14 more in Lothian.

The 141 new cases in the last 24 hours represent 1.5 percent of all newly tested individuals.

On Friday, Scotland recorded 159 new cases of people with Covid-19.

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