There have been no new recorded cases of Covid-19 in the Highlands for the third day in a row.
The latest data released by the Scottish Government shows the total number of positive cases of the virus recorded in the Highlands since the pandemic began remains at 335. There have been only four new cases recorded this past week for the north of Scotland.
There are currently 10 people receiving hospital treatment for Covid-19 in the north.
In the Grampian area, there are 72 people with a confirmed case of the virus in hospital.
The new figures also show one further person has been diagnosed with coronavirus in the past 24 hours in the north-east.
There have been no new cases recorded in the islands; Shetland has had 54 positive cases, there has been seven on Orkney and six in the Western Isles.
A total of 101,713 people in Scotland have been tested through NHS labs to date. Of these, 86,612 were confirmed negative and 15,101 were positive – an increase of 60 from Saturday’s update.
Of the people who have tested positive, 3,560 inpatients have been discharged from hospital since March 5.
Scotland’s death toll has risen to 2,270 after nine more people who tested positive for the disease died.
Politicians urge caution each week with weekend figures, stressing deaths registered at the weekend tend to be relatively low.
Today’s daily briefing from the Scottish Government is due to begin at 2.30pm. Follow our liveblog for updates:
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