Coronavirus death toll in Scotland reaches 566 as number of confirmed cases hits 5,912

A further 24 deaths have been confirmed according to government officials.

A further 24 deaths have been confirmed according to government officials.

A total of 31,114 people in Scotland have been tested for COVID-19; of these 25,202 tests were confirmed negative and 5,912 tests were positive.

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The death toll in Scotland has now reached 566.

The latest official figures have been released

On Friday, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addressed the Easter weekend, urging Scots to continue to follow lockdown protocols.

She warned that the COVID-19 outbreak may “spread out of control" if Scots flout the strict lockdown which has been imposed to contain the virus.

The "vast majority" of Scots are complying with the lockdown measures, Ms Sturgeon said today at her daily Coronavirus briefing in Edinburgh and those who have broken the rules are a "tiny minority" of the population.

Full list of cases broken down by NHS board can be found in the image.

The breakdown as of Sunday, April 12
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