Coronavirus Scotland: 908 new Covid cases in 24 hours and 45 deaths


There have been 908 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Scotland in the past 24 hours. 

According to Scottish Government statistics, there have been 45 deaths in the same period. 

110 people are in intensive care with recently confirmed Covid while 1,449people are in hospital.

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1,173,445 people have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 14,009 have received their second dose

Yesterday, 830 new cases were reported, with 67 new deaths. 

The number of new Covid 19 cases was 78 higher than the 830 reported on Friday, although they accounted for 4.9% of all new tests – down slightly from the previous day’s 5.2%.

There were 59,820 first doses of coronavirus vaccines administered in the 24 hours up until 8.30am on Saturday and a further 443 second doses, according to the Scottish Government’s figures.

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The latest warning comes as immunologist warns that the number of patients reporting symptoms of Covid-19 weeks after becoming ill could be as high as 20%.


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