Sharp fall in new coronavirus cases in Scotland but vaccinations drop to 10-week low

The number of coronavirus vaccinations carried out in Scotland has hit a 10-week low while new cases have dropped by almost 1,000, the latest figures show.

Saturday, 3rd July 2021, 3:18 pm

Scottish Government figures reveal there were 12,601 first doses and 12,026 second doses administered on Friday – the lowest level since April 19.

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A total of 3,108 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in the past 24 hours, down from the 4,058 announced on Friday.

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The number of coronavirus vaccinations carried out in Scotland has hit a 10-week low. Picture: Press Association

They account for 9.6 per cent of all the tests analysed.

A further three deaths of patients who had recently tested positive for coronavirus were also reported.

As of Friday evening, there were 306 patients in hospital with recently confirmed infections, including 25 people in intensive care.

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