46 new Covid-19 cases in Edinburgh and Lothians as Scotland death toll reaches 1,231

25 patients are currently in intensive care with coronavirus

By Rachel Mackie
Saturday, 25th April 2020, 2:16 pm
Updated Saturday, 25th April 2020, 2:23 pm
Updated Lothian numbers were released today at 2pm
Updated Lothian numbers were released today at 2pm

A total of 46 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the NHS Lothian area in the last 24 hours, as the death toll in Scotland reaches 1,231.

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The latest government figures, published at 2pm today, reveal an increase from 1,684 to 1,730 cases of Covid-19 in the NHS Lothian area.

There are now 287 people in hospital with suspected or confirmed Covid-19, twelve more than yesterday, and 25 people in the ICU, a decrease of one since yesterday.

There are 10,051 positive cases across all Scotland.