Covid Scotland: 2,370 new cases and 16 deaths in the past 24 hours

Scotland has recorded 16 coronavirus-related deaths and 2,370 new cases in the past 24 hours, the latest Scottish Government figures show.

The latest Scottish Government coronavirus figures (Photo: Jane Barlow).
The latest Scottish Government coronavirus figures (Photo: Jane Barlow).

The 2,370 new cases of Covid represents a positivity rate of 10.6%.

There have been 16 new reported deaths of people who have tested positive for the virus.

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Since yesterday, 73 people were in intensive care and 1,027 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed Covid.

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In the vaccination process, 4,184,574 people have received their first dose and 3,832,498 have received their second dose.

Since the start of the outbreak, as at September 28, a total of 560,334 people in Scotland have tested positive for the virus.

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For the week 12 to 18 September, the ONS Covid-19 Infection Survey estimates that 1 in 45 people in the community population in Scotland had the coronavirus. This equates to around 120,200 people.

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