Covid: Scotland hits nearly 4000 daily cases as all-time record broken again

Scotland has recorded nearly 4000 cases of coronavirus, once again breaking its record of daily figures.

The Scottish Government confirmed an additional 3887 cases of the virus have been recorded in the last 24 hours.

An additional three people have died after testing positive for the virus. 

It means the death toll under this daily measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – stands at 7,716.

The daily test positivity rate is 9.8%, down from 11.6% the previous day.

A total of 235 people were in hospital on Monday with recently confirmed Covid-19, up 20, with 19 patients in intensive care, down one.

So far, 3,799,467 people have received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccination and 2,712,237 have received their second dose.

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