Covid Scotland: 2,999 new cases of coronavirus detected as numbers continue to rise
A total of 2,999 new cases of coronavirus are set to be reported later today, according to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
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The number will mark a further rise from yesterday’s 2,969.
Across Scotland yesterday there were 42,310 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results, 7.3% of these were positive.
There were also 5 reported deaths of people who have tested positive yesterday.
170 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19.
18 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19.
A total of 3,681,620 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 2,617,450 have received their second dose.
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