16 further coronavirus deaths brings Scottish Government total to 2,261

Sixteen people in Scotland have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Scottish Government.

The total of positive tests now stands at 15,041, an increase of 72 in the last 24 hours. Almost 100,000 people have now been tested (99,932), with 84,891 negative results.

16 further Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the total in Scoland to 2,261.

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841 people were in hospital as of last night: 36 of whom were in intensive care, with another 14 with suspected Covid-19 patients in intensive care.

16 further coronavirus deaths brings Scottish Government total to 2,261

She has said that people can travel to a relative's home and spend time with them outside, but she warned against going inside - for instance to use the toilet - in case they inadvertently leave the virus behind on surfaces.

Ms Sturgeon also warned that breaking lockdown measures over the bank holiday weekend could see plans to ease the restrictions delayed.

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