The Scottish Government has confirmed that one person has died from Covid-19 in Aberdeen since yesterday.
New data confirmed that 1,202 cases of the disease have been recorded in past 24 hours, 28 of these were detected in the north-east.
As of today, 1,117 people remain in hospital, of those 85 are being treated by NHS staff in intensive care units.
Since yesterday, a further 28 people have died bringing Scotland’s death toll to 2,754.
968,169 people in Scotland have been tested for #coronavirus
The total confirmed as positive has risen by 1,202 to 60,403
Sadly 28 more patients who tested positive have died (2,754 in total)
— Scottish Government (@scotgov) October 28, 2020
The number of positive cases in Scotland since the outbreak began to has risen to 60,403 with a total of 960,642 people having been tested. Of these people, 901,441 were confirmed negative.
A regional breakdown of the data shows there have been 28 new cases in Grampian since yesterday. The north-east’s total is now 3,268.