Covid Scotland: 2,917 new cases of covid reported in the past 24 hours excluding NHS Grampian figures

The latest Scottish Government figures reveal that 2,917 new cases of covid have been reported in the past 24 hours, however, NHS Grampian has not submitted its figures due to an ongoing issue.

Monday, 20th September 2021, 6:44 pm

Out of 29,098 new tests for COVID-19 that reported results, 10.8% of these were positive cases – resulting in a total of 2,917 new cases.

However the Scottish Government noted that the NHS Grampian Lab have not submitted lab files since Saturday September 18.

A Scottish Government spokesperson added: “Investigation into this issue is ongoing.”

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The latest Scottish Government covid figures in Scotland (Photo: Jane Barlow).

On Monday, no new reported deaths of people who have tested positive were recorded, however, Register Offices are now generally closed on weekends.

Since yesterday, 97 people were in intensive care and 1,088 people were in hospital with recently confirmed covid.

In the vaccination process, 4,157,613 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,810,775 have received their second dose.

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