Coronavirus in Scotland: 25 new cases confirmed bringing total to 85

A further 25 cases have been confirmed in Scotland bringing the total number to 85.

The recent figure covers the new cases confirmed in the last 24 hours.

Greater Glasgow and Clyde has seen the biggest jump with eleven new cases reported since yesterday. The Lothians have seen a rise in nine cases while Grampian has seen an extra four cases.

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Fife and the Borders have both seen one extra case.

Scottish Government confirms new coronavirus cases across the country

A total of 3,314 Scottish tests have been done with 3,229 confirmed negative and 85 tests positive to date (March 13).

Large events are being cancelled or postponed and businesses and some schools are closing doors as a result of the steep rise in cases across the country.

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First Minster Nicola Sturgeon told MSPs yesterday the country is moving from the “containment phase” into the “delay phase.”

Speaking during First Minister’s Questions she announced mass gatherings of more than 500 people should be cancelled from the next week to tackle the spread of COVID-19.

Here is a list of where the current coronavirus cases have been confirmed.

Ayrshire and Arran – 4

Borders – 3

Fife – 4

Forth Valley – 6

Grampian – 11

Greater Glasgow and Clyde – 21

Lanarkshire – 7

Lothian – 20

Shetland – 6

Tayside – 3

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Across the UK figures have risen to 798 from 590 confirmed cases in 24 hours.

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