A Moray resident is among the 17 new Covid-19 deaths announced by the Scottish Government today.
It is the first death recorded in the region since June 6.
A further 59 people have tested positive for the virus in the north and north-east across the same time frame, with a total of 1,712 people across Scotland receiving positive results since yesterday.
The latest figures take the the number of positive cases in Scotland since the outbreak began has risen to 52,615.
The new cases represent 19.8% of newly tested individuals.
A total of 928 people are in hospital with recently confirmed Covid-19 and 74 of those are receiving treatment in intensive care.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 926,396 people in Scotland have been tested. Of these people, 873,781 were confirmed negative.
A regional breakdown of the data shows there have been 31 new cases in Grampian since yesterday. The north-east’s total is now 3,086.
The total of positive cases in the Highlands has risen to 947 after 26 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours.
Shetland and Orkney have each recorded one new case each, with their totals on 65 and 29.
No new cases have been recorded in the Western Isles where 64 positive cases have been recorded since the beginning of the pandemic.