Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Edinburgh and Lothians reaches 476

Latest figures have been released

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Edinburgh and the Lothians has risen to 476.

The latest figures released by the Scottish Government show the number of confirmed cases in the NHS Lothian health board area have increased by 68 since Friday.

A total of 3,345 people across Scotland have now tested positive for the virus, up from 3,001 on the previous day, according to the latest figures published on the Scottish Government website.

The latest coronavirus figures have been released by the Scottish Government.

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In total 20,798 patients have been tested across the country since the outbreak began.

Greater Glasgow and Clyde remains the area with the most confirmed Covid-19 cases north of the border at 851, followed by Lothian at 476 and Lanarkshire at 427.

The update comes as a care home in Scotland has said the deaths of 13 residents in a week are being linked to the virus.

A total of 13 people at the Burlington Court care home in Stepps, North Lanarkshire, have died in the past seven days.

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None of the patients were tested for Covid-19 as they were not admitted to hospital but their families have been informed of a possible association with the virus.

The full breakdown showing the number of confirmed coronavirus cases for each Scottish health board:

Ayrshire and Arran 254

Borders 110

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Dumfries and Galloway 127

Fife 173

Forth Valley 208

Grampian 177

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Greater Glasgow and Clyde 851

Highland 85

Lanarkshire 427

Lothian 476

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Orkney 4

Shetland 40

Tayside 410

Eileanan Siar (Western Isles) 3

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The latest numbers will publish at 2pm each day.