SCOTLAND’S LATEST COVID FIGURES
Scotland has recorded 22 deaths from coronavirus and 591 positive tests in the past 24 hours, Nicola Sturgeon said.
It brings the death toll under this measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – to 7,483.
Speaking in the Scottish Parliament, Ms Sturgeon said 207,747 people have now tested positive in Scotland, up from 207,156 the previous day.
The daily test positivity rate is 2.5%, down from 3.1% the previous day.
There are 556 people in hospital confirmed to have the virus, down 26 in 24 hours, and 42 patients are in intensive care, down seven.
Ms Sturgeon said 1,825,800 people have received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, up 16,642 from yesterday, and 141,433 have received their second dose.