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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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Issue of PPE for frontline health workers: First Minister has said that they have good supplies of PPE but it is the distribution that has been problematic.

Sturgeon: Medics should be free to talk to the media and she would not condone people being told that they are not allowed.

Sturgeons reaction to Boris Johnson: 'I send my very best wished to Boris and his family'

Sturgeon has said that if she should develop symptoms she would take the advice of the Chief Medical Officer.

If significant people show symptoms, they will be tested. These people are those who are vital to government. 

Chief Medical Officer estimates that 65,000 are positive with coronavirus and many may not know that they have it

Sturgeon: 'We're just entering our first weekend in lockdown, although it wont be the last weekend. We must all of us continue to reach out and support each other even as we keep our physical distance from each other. We must continue to do the right thing...this means staying at home.'

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