Covid Scotland: Scottish Government confirm 20 deaths and 3,867 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours
Scotland has recorded 20 coronavirus deaths and 3,867 new cases in the past 24 hours, according to the latest data.
It means the death toll under this daily measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – is 9,163.
The daily test positivity rate was 9.6%, up from 7.7% the previous day, figures published by the Scottish Government show.
There were 926 people in hospital on Friday with recently confirmed Covid-19, the same figure as the day before, with 65 in intensive care, up five.
So far, 4,315,802 people have received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccination and 3,905,177 have received their second dose.
Saturday’s statistics may be affected by a data flow issue at the Glasgow Lighthouse laboratory, the Scottish Government said.