Scotland saw the highest jump in Covid-19 cases in two months over the weekend with 31 new patients testing positive on Sunday. No new deaths have been reported and recent ‘clusters’ of cases in Glasgow and the Grampian area are being investigated. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to hold briefing at 12.15pm.
Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Follow here for latest updates after country sees highest jump in cases in the last two months
- Largest rise in cases across the country in the last two months
- Nicola Sturgeon said the country is ‘far’ from going into phase four
- No new deaths recorded
Nicola Sturgeon will be joined by Scotland’s national clinical director Jason Leitch at today’s 12.15pm coronavirus briefing.
The Scottish Government confirmed the current figure of people tested across the country is 1,003,492
Deputy First Minister reiterates people living in level 3 areas are encouraged to not travel outwith their local authority area
Nicola Sturgeon blasts ‘dangerous’ Aberdeen revellers breaking social distancing amid Covid-19 outbreak at Hawthorn pub
Nicola Sturgeon confirms she will be back tomorrow at 12.15pm to give further announcements to the country
Ms Sturgeon closes her conference with reminding the public about FACTS - face coverings, avoid crowded places, clean your hands regularly, two metre distance is essential and self-isolate if showing symptoms
FM: ‘I just want to thank all those staff who are working through test and protect. It takes an enormous amount of effort and I want to thank them for all their hard work’
Ms Sturgeon reminds young people that they too are at risk at contracting the virus and passing it onto others