Coronavirus in Scotland: 248 new cases and no deaths in the past 24 hours

Scotland has recorded 248 new coronavirus cases and no deaths of covid-19 patients in the past 24 hours, according to the latest data.

Monday, 5th April 2021, 2:23 pm
Asymptomatic testing rolled out in Glasgow with help from the army (Photo: John Devlin).

The death toll under this measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – remains at 7,614.

Figures published by the Scottish Government on Monday indicate the daily test positivity rate is 2.5%, down from 2.7% on Sunday.

A total of 2,565,280 people have received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccination and 456,374 have received their second dose.

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The Scottish Government is only publishing updates on the above data during the Easter break.

The remaining daily statistics – such as hospital and intensive care figures – will be updated on Tuesday

This will include statistics for that day and for the previous four days.

Latest figures will be published on the Scottish Government’s website.

Health advice concerning the coronavirus pandemic can be accessed via the NHS inform website.

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