Covid Scotland: Coronavirus cases jump by more than 7,000 in 24 hours

Scotland has recorded 7,065 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the latest figures show.

No new deaths have been recorded in Monday’s data, although registrar’s offices are usually closed at weekends.

A total of 52,193 tests were carried out, of which 14.5 per cent were positive, up 0.3 per cent on the previous day.

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There were 771 people in hospital with recently confirmed Covid-19, up 52 on the previous day, with 71 in intensive care, up 10.

A total of 4,126,263 people have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination and 3,736,762 have received their second dose.

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Scotland has recorded 7,065 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the latest figures show.
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