A further 53 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the north and north-east in the past 24 hours, according to the latest Scottish Government statistics.
A total of 1,351 people across Scotland have received positive results since yesterday.
The latest update from the Scottish Government shows the number of positive cases since the outbreak began has risen to 44,036.
The new cases represent 17.6% of newly tested individuals.
A total of 601 people are in hospital with recently confirmed Covid-19 and 51 of those are receiving treatment in intensive care.
Thirteen new coronavirus-linked deaths have been registered in the past 24 hours.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 879,348 people in Scotland have been tested. Of these people, 835,312 were confirmed negative.
A regional breakdown of the data shows there have been 39 new cases in Grampian since yesterday. The north-east’s total is now 2,855.
The total of positive cases in the Highlands has risen to 842 after 14 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours.
There have been no new cases recorded in Shetland, Orkney or the Western Isles leaving their cumulative totals on 63, 24 and 58 respectively.