Army in place at Glasgow's SEC amid plans for pandemic field hospital
This week, Scotland’s chief medical officer Catherine Calderwood revealed plans for the measures – to deal with the expected rise in coronavirus cases – were underway.
She said: “We have had quite detailed discussions very recently and I know that there are sites being considered in Scotland this week.”
It is understood officers from the Royal Engineers could be assessing the SEC for its suitability.
Today, the number of coronavirus-related deaths in Scotland rose by seven to 40.
Across the UK, the number of people to have died after contracting the virus passed 1000.
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