Covid Scotland: 3,118 new cases of coronavirus detected

A total of 3,118 new cases of coronavirus have been reported overnight, according to figures released today.

The vaccine programme continues to move forward but cases are still rising.
The vaccine programme continues to move forward but cases are still rising.

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The number marks a slight drop from yesterday’s figure of 3,285.

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There was also one death reported today.

Across Scotland there were 27,875 new tests for COVID-19, 11.6% of these were positive.

215 people are in hospital with COVID-19.

20 people are in intensive care with COVID-19, which is unchanged from yesterday.

A total of 3,781,887 people have received the first dose of the vaccination and 2,701,195 have had their second.

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