Coronavirus in Scotland: No new deaths but 211 positive cases in past 24 hours

Scotland has recorded a further 211 cases of coronavirus while more than 33,000 vaccination doses have been administered, the latest daily figures have revealed.

Sunday, 18th April 2021, 3:12 pm
Updated Sunday, 18th April 2021, 3:21 pm

Meanwhile, there were no new deaths reported as being linked to the virus – although registry offices are generally closed at the weekend.

Figures published on Sunday showed that 1.6 percent of tests for Covid-19 came back as positive.

A total of 2,744,231 people have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine – an increase of 10,844 on the previous day.

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Practice Nurse Ruth Davies holds a vial of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine at Pentlands Medical Centre in Edinburgh.
Practice Nurse Ruth Davies holds a vial of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine at Pentlands Medical Centre in Edinburgh.

And there are now 738,420 people who have received their second dose, a rise of 22,706 on Saturday’s total.

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