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Over 170 people in Scotland have now tested positive.

A further 18 Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Scotland bringing the total to 171.

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Coronavirus in Scotland: 18 new cases confirmed bringing total to 171

Greater Glasgow and Clyde is currently the most affected region in Scotland with 44 confirmed cases – Lothian is the second worst hit region of the country with 29 positive cases. Orkney and Western Isles are the only two health boards to not report any cases.

A number of schools in the country have closed amid coronavirus fears.

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