COVID in Edinburgh: More than 300 positive cases in city and Lothians in last 24 hours

Edinburgh and the Lothians recorded more than 300 positive COVID cases over the last 24 hours - the highest number of daily cases anywhere in Scotland.

Saturday, 19th June 2021, 8:18 pm

The figures were published by Public Health Scotland

The capital city and surrounding areas logged the highest number with 331 positive cases reported in a countrywide total of 1209.

This was just higher than Greater Glasgow and Clyde on 320.

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In neighbouring Fife there were 43 positive cases, and in Forth Valley the number was 44.

Across Scotland on Friday, a total of 28,809 tests were recorded with only 4.5% returning positive results.

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