Boris Johnson remains in intensive care for the second night and Scottish Government statistics show that there are 4,565 positive cases of coronavirus across the country. Sadly 366 patients in Scotland who have tested positive have died.
Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Latest updates on COVID-19 in Scotland
Last updated: Wednesday, 08 April, 2020, 17:21
- Boris Johnson is improving after second night in intensive care
- Nicola Sturgeon: "The whole of Scotland is willing you on Boris"
- The death toll in Scotland is at 366
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said the Prime Minister is improving after a second night in intensive care, and is “sitting up and engaging positively” with his medical team”.
The Chancellor has announced a £750m funding package for charities supporting people through the coronavirus outbreak, including at least £60m through the Barnett Formula for charities in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
He added: "He is sitting up in bed and is engaging positively with the clinical team"
Update on the Prime Minster's condition
Dominic Raab: "The Prime Minister is receiving excellent care from the NHS team at St Thomas'. The latest from the hospital is that the Prime Minister remains in intensive care, where his condition is improving."
Dominic Raab speaking at daily Downing Street conference
As of today, 232, 708 people have been tested for the coronavirus
60, 734 have tested positive
19, 438 people have been admitted to hospital
Those in hospital, 7, 097 have died from the virus
Scottish Government statistics: Here is a breakdown of positive cases across the country
* - less than five
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Scottish pop and rock favourites Del Amitri have revealed they are to stage a huge free concert for NHS workers at the end of the year in recognition of their efforts handling the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic .
The Glasgow outfit will be playing their first gig for more than two years when they take to the stage of the city's iconic Barrowland Ballroom in December.