Coronavirus in Scotland: 50 new Covid-19 deaths brings total to 1912

Fifty people in Scotland have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Scottish Government.

A total of 1,912 patients have now died in Scotland after testing positive for coronavirus, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.

1,618 patients are in hospital with a suspected or confirmed case (up 165), with 81 being treated in intensive care (up one).

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Ms Sturgeon said the increase of people in hospital is entirely in suspected cases, while there has been a decrease in confirmed cases of people in hospital with Covid-19.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

3,167 people have been discharged from hospital after receiving treatment for the virus since 5 March.

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