Coronavirus in Scotland: 928 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours as an additional five deaths are recorded

In the last 24 hours five additional deaths have been recorded in Scotland while 928 new cases have been reported.

Here are the latest coronavirus figures in Scotland

Of the new cases reported today, 283 were in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board, 169 were in Lanarkshire and 121 were reported in the Lothians.

The rest were reported across nine other health board areas.

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1,672 people are currently in hospital with the virus which is a decrease of 38 from the figure reported yesterday.

108 people are currently in intensive care, which is the same figure reported yesterday.

As of 8.30am today, 866,823 people had received their first dose of the vaccine in Scotland.

Over the course of the weekend, approximately 80,000 people received the first dose of the vaccine.

The five additional deaths recorded in the last 24 hours brings the death toll in Scotland, under this daily measurement, to 6,443.

The number of deaths recorded on a Monday are often artificially low as registration offices are largely closed across the country on Sundays.

The additional 928 positive cases in the last 24 hours brings the total number of people who have tested positive for the virus since the start of the pandemic to 186,720.

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