Coronavirus in Scotland: 542 new cases detected overnight

542 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Scotland today, according to new figures.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 2:21 pm
The figures are released daily.
The figures are released daily.

There were 14,537 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results – 4.4% of these were positive.

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There have also been 33 new reported deaths of people who have tested positive.

784 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed COVID-19, and 71 were in intensive care.

So far, 1,634,361 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 84,445 have received their second dose.