Coronavirus in Scotland: 37 new Covid-19 deaths brings total to 2,221

A total of 2,221 patients have died in Scotland after testing positive for Covid-19, up by 37 from 2,184 on Wednesday, according to data released by the Scottish Government.

Speaking in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday, Nicola Sturgeon said 14,856 people have tested positive for the virus in Scotland, up by 105 from 14,751 the day before.

The First Minister said there are 1,318 people in hospital with confirmed or suspected Covid-19, a decrease of 125.

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Of these, 51 were in intensive care, a fall of two.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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