Coronavirus Scotland: 6,116 new Covid cases in 24 hours and 27 deaths

There have been 6,116 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Scotland in the past 24 hours. 

According to Scottish Government statistics, there have been 27 new deaths in the same period. 

Of the 73,358 new tests for Covid-19 reported results – 9.0% were positive.

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99 people were in intensive care yesterday with recently confirmed Covid-19 with 1,052 in hospital.

4,151,735 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,802,183 have received their second dose.

The cases and deaths reported may be higher as a result of a backlog of data being processed following technical issues affecting reporting on 16 September 2021.

 

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The Herald Scotland

The Herald Scotland

The Herald is a Scottish broadsheet newspaper founded in 1783. The Herald is the longest running national newspaper in the world and is the eighth oldest daily paper in the world. The title was simplified from The Glasgow Herald in 1992