Five more deaths of people who contracted coronavirus have been recorded across Scotland.
Today’s update from the Scottish Government shows the country’s total number of Covid-19 cases since March has risen to 197,469 after a further 827 cases were confirmed since Saturday.
A total of 17,955 new tests that reported results have been recorded in the past day – 5.5% of these were positive.
Scotland’s death toll is now 6,950.
The data also shows there are 1,132 patients in hospital with a recently confirmed case of the virus. Of those, 99 are being treated in intensive care units.
NHS Grampian has recorded 36 cases of Covid-19 since Saturday, taking the region’s total to 13,292.
There are 32 patients in hospitals in the north-east and Moray – down one from the previous day – and five in intensive care.
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