Coronavirus in Scotland: Scottish deaths top 2,000 mark for the first time

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

A total of 2,007 patients have now died in Scotland after testing positive for coronavirus, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.

Ms Sturgeon confirmed that 14,117 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 - an increase of 188 from yesterday.

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1,480 patients are in hospital with a suspected or confirmed case, a decrease of 54.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

71 patients are currently in intensive care, an increase of 1.

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