Number of coronavirus-related deaths in Scotland rises to 40

The latest figures for Scotland have been released

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Scotland has risen by seven to 40, according to government figures released at 2pm today.

More than 13,133 tests have concluded in Scotland, with 1,245 coming back positive, according to the latest figures released on Saturday by the Scottish Government.

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Greater Glasgow and Clyde (376) remains the region with the highest number of cases.

The latest figures have been released.

It was announced today that Scottish Secretary Alister Jack is suffering from symptoms associated with the coronavirus.

The Conservative MP, 55, has not been tested but is in self-isolation at home.

The latest numbers will publish at 2pm each day.

The Department of Health publishes UK figures on behalf of all UK Chief Medical Officers. Test results from Scotland are included in the overall UK figure.

Latest number of coronavirus cases by health board:

Ayrshire and Arran 90

Borders 35

Dumfries and Galloway 60

Fife 51

Forth Valley 95

Grampian 52

Greater Glasgow and Clyde 376

Highland 36

Lanarkshire 165

Lothian 151

Shetland 27

Tayside 107

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