Scottish Government statistics show that there are 4,229 positive cases of coronavirus across the country and sadly 296 patients in Scotland who have tested positive have died.
Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Latest updates on COVID-19 in Scotland
Last updated: Tuesday, 07 April, 2020, 12:49
- Boris Johnson has been taken into intensive care with coronavirus
- Nicola Sturgeon faces questions over Catherine Calderwood's resignation
- There are 4,229 positive cases in Scotland
Nicola Sturgeon: "These measures are not about to be lifted next week - we are in it for the long haul"
Nicola Sturgeon: "We are living in unprecedented times, I am asking people to do things I would never have believed I would stand here and ask, I understand how difficult this is, and I understand how anxious people are... This is a really tough time...we're all trying to do our best, all trying to pull together and we will all get it wrong on occasion. We all make mistakes... We will get through it. We will get through it better if we show each other kindness, which I'm still not sure we are as good at as we should be."
The First Minister commented that people should be kinder especially when someone has made a mistake concluding the statement with "dare I say it, including the media"
Nicola Sturgeon:"We have just under 600 intensive care beds. We have plenty of spare capacity right now, but I don't say that to be complacent, we will see a continued rise in demand,"
The Prime Minister remains in 'good spirits' and has not required a ventilator
Boris Johnson receiving "standard oxygen treatment" announces official spokesperson
The Prime Minister remains in “good spirits” in intensive care and is being given oxygen but has not required a ventilator, his official spokesman has said.
Reading a joint statement from Downing Street and St Thomas’ Hospital, where Boris Johnson is receiving care, the spokesman said the Prime Minister did not have pneumonia and was receiving “standard oxygen treatment” but did not require “intubation, mechanical ventilation or any other non-invasive respiratory support”