Today’s official figures show that 5,692 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported across Scotland in the last 24 hours.
Though numbers are still high, this is 1,373 less new cases than yesterday’s total.
Also in decline is test positivity rate, which today sits at 13.2%.
In hospitals across the country there are 805 people confirmed to have the virus.
77 of them are requiring treatment in intensive care.
In the Scottish Government’s daily update it was also revealed that 16 more people have died as a result of the virus.
In NHS Grampian, 439 new cases of coronavirus were reported in the last 24 hours.
There are currently 32 people in hospital with the virus, the same number as yesterday.
Seven of those people are requiring intensive care treatment, which is a decrease of two.
NHS Highland has reported 275 new cases of the virus, and there are 30 people in hospital with the virus across the region.
In NHS Shetland there are 14 new cases, while in NHS Orkney there are six.
NHS Western Isles has also reported three new cases.
There are no cases in hospitals in any of the three health boards.
There are now 3,742,826 people who have recieved both doses of a coronavirus vaccine.
4,128,998 people have only received their first dose and still need to get their second.
There are now drop-in vaccination clinics in all health board areas of the country.