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Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive, 1059 patients have tested positive, Scotland pays tribute to the NHS in #clapforourcarers

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Scottish Government statistics show that there are 1059 positive cases of coronavirus across the country and sadly 33 patients in Scotland who have tested positive have died.

Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Latest updates on COVID-19 in Scotland

Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Latest updates on COVID-19 in Scotland

Key Events

  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus
  • Scotland pays tribute to the NHS in #clapforourcarer
  • 1059 patients have tested positive
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Michael Gove says agreement has been reached between the government and a coalition of researchers and businesses to rapidly roll out coronavirus antigen testing for frontline NHS staff. 

This will test whether staff currently have the infection, to ensure those who are ill know whether they can return to work safely. The tests will begin “immediately”, with several hundred completed before the end of the week, ramping up significantly next week

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Scottish Government update: Here is a breakdown of positive cases across Scotland

Scotland's Finance Secretary has said she has "serious concerns" about the wait self-employed people face to access new UK Government support

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