Coronavirus in Scotland: 175 new Covid cases, possible new restrictions for Lanarkshire

The first minister gave an update on the latest coronavirus figures during her daily briefing.

Friday, 11th September 2020, 1:22 pm

Nicola Sturgeon has reported that there are 175 new coronavirus cases across Scotland.

The First Minister released the latest statistics at her daily briefing in St Andrews House in Edinburgh.

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There are 80 cases in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 39 in Lanarkshire, 24 in Lothian, and 12 in Ayrshire & Arran.

The remaining 20 cases are spread across another 6 health board areas.

Ms Sturgeon has said that the rising cases in Lanarkshire were a concern.

There are 269 people currently in hospital with the virus, with eight of those people in intensive care.

The First Minister has also reiterated her hope that people will continue to download the NHS Test and Protect app that will aid contact tracing.

It has already been downloaded over half a million day after it was launched on Thursday.

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