Coronavirus in Scotland: New single-day record as 714 positive cases are recorded
According to the latest Scottish Government figures, 27,232 people have now tested positive in Scotland, up from 26,518 the day before.
This is 11.5% of newly-tested individuals, up from 9.5% the previous day.
No deaths of confirmed Covid-19 patients have been recorded in the past 24 hours and the number of fatalities remains at 2,510.
There are 99 people in hospital confirmed to have the virus, up by 10 in 24 hours.
Of these patients, 11 were in intensive care, the same as the day before.
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