Covid Scotland: 2,069 new cases of coronavirus overnight

Scotland has recorded one coronavirus death and 2,069 cases in the past 24 hours, the latest Scottish Government figures show.

Monday, 27th September 2021, 2:35 pm

It means the death toll under this daily measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – stands at 8,535.

The daily test positivity rate is 9.5%, up from 8.9% the previous day.

A total of 1,023 people were in hospital with recently confirmed Covid-19, up 19, with 76 patients in intensive care, down two.

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Scotland continues to see more new cases each day.

So far, 4,181,617 people have received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccination and 3,829,881 have received their second dose.

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