Coronavirus in Scotland: 350 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours and three confirmed deaths

So far, 718, 954 people in Scotland have tested for the virus.

Three people have died after catching coronavirus, as the cases in Scotland jumped by 350 in the last 24 hours.

Of those, 100 new cases have been confirmed in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 80 in the Lothians, 56 in Lanarkshire, 21 in Fife, 13 in Grampian, 13 in the Borders, 13 in Ayrshire and Arran, eight in Tayside, eight in Forth Valley, three in Dumfries and Galloway, three in Shetland and two in Orkney.

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Nine people are in intensive care and 64 people are so far being treated in hospital for the virus, according to the Scottish Government, which released the latest figures today, Saturday, 19 September.

Scottish Government reveals the latest coronavirus figures

In the last week, 42,477 people have been tested for Covid-19 with 1,691 results coming back positive.

So far, 718,954 people in Scotland have been tested for the virus and the total amount of confirmed cases stands at 24,126.

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