Covid Scotland: 16 new deaths related to coronavirus

Scotland has recorded 16 coronavirus-linked deaths and 5,692 new cases in the past 24 hours, the latest figures show.

Tuesday, 7th September 2021, 2:52 pm

The data published by the Scottish Government indicates the death toll under the daily measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – is now 8,181.

The test positivity rate was 13.% down from 14.5% the previous day.

There were 771 people in hospital with recently confirmed Covid-19, up 34 on the previous day, with 77 in intensive care, up six.

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