Coronavirus in Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon warns country is ‘not out of the Covid woods yet’ as 800 new cases confirmed

In the last 24 hours, 2 deaths and 800 new cases have been recorded across Scotland and the First Minister has warned that the country is ‘not out of the Covid woods yet.’

Nicola Sturgeon warns that Scotland is 'not out of the Covid woods yet' as daily Coronavirus figures are announced.

The new figures bring the death toll under that measurement – of people who have tested positive for coronavirus in the past 28 days – to 4,111.Case numbers increased by 800, taking the total to 106,170, up from 105,370 the previous day.As the figures were released, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urged Scots to continue to adhere to Covid-19 restrictions, tweeting: “Please continue to take care and avoid interacting with other households as much as possible.“We are not out of the Covid woods yet. Cases are increasing in many countries, and the situation in Scotland still requires caution.”The daily test positivity rate is 5.2%, the same figure as the previous day.Of the new cases, 179 are in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 139 in Lothian, 116 in Lanarkshire and 80 in Grampian.The number of people in hospital rose by 21 to 1,015.Patients in intensive care dropped by five, from 52 to 47.

47 people were in intense care yesterday and 1,015 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed Covid-19.

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