As schools return here are the 12 areas with the highest Covid rates this week including Dumfries and Galloway, North Ayrshire and East Lothian.

Covid Scotland: As schools return this week here are the 12 areas with the highest Covid rates including Dumfries and Galloway, North Ayrshire and East Lothian

As Scottish schools return this week after the summer holidays, here are 12 areas in Scotland with the highest coronavirus rates according to the latest government figures.

Wednesday, 18th August 2021, 2:09 pm

Data breaks down the number of positive Covid-19 cases per 100,000 people, according to council area.

Dumfries and Galloway is the worst hit area with 275.1 cases per 100,00 and is followed by North Ayrshire which recorded 263.7 cases per 100,000.

Here are the 12 areas in Scotland with the most new coronavirus cases between August 8 and August 14.

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