Coronavirus in Scotland: Four new deaths as 414 test positive for Covid in 24 hours

A total of four coronavirus patient deaths and 414 positive tests have been recorded in Scotland in the past 24 hours, according to the latest data.

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 2:34 pm
A patient receiving their vaccine at the Western General Hospital, in Edinburgh picture: PA/Andrew Milligan

It brings the death toll under this measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – to 7,614.

Figures published by the Scottish Government indicate the daily test positivity rate is 2.0 per cent, up from 1.8 per cent on Thursday.

A total of 2,515,748 people have received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccination and 414,540 have received their second dose.

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The Scottish Government is only publishing updates on the above data during the Easter break and the remaining daily statistics – such as hospital and intensive care figures – will be updated on Tuesday.

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