Coronavirus in Scotland: 555 new cases of covid reported today
A total of 555 new cases of coronavirus and 12 new deaths have been reported in Scotland in the past 24 hours as the Scottish Government releases the latest daily coronavirus figures.
Out of the 22,992 new tests for covid that reported results, 3.0% (684) of these were positive,
Sadly, there have been 12 new reported deaths of people who have tested positive for the virus in the past day.
63 people were in intensive care and 639 were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed covid.
Since March 6, 7,421 people have died who have tested positive- including the additional 172 deaths identified by Public Health Scotland on 3 March, and an additional 3 recently registered deaths that were identified by Public Health Scotland on March 4.
A total of 1,743,869 people have received the first dose of the covid vaccination and 114,081 have received their second dose.
For the full breakdown, visit the Scottish Government’s website here.