One new Covid-19 case has been confirmed in Shetland for the first time in a month.
The last new case for the region was on August 11, and now their total sits at 57 positive cases.
The latest figures from the Scottish Government show an increase of 161 new confirmed positive cases across the country and there have been no registered deaths in the last 24 hours.
Of these, five cases were recorded in the Grampian area and three in the Highlands. The region’s total number of positive cases now sits at 1,996 and 473 people respectively.
The other islands’ total positive cases since the pandemic began remain at 17 on Orkney and nine in the Western Isles.
A total of 662,133 people in Scotland have been tested through NHS Scotland labs and UK Government Labs to date with results showing 640,094 being confirmed negative while 22,039 were positive.
As of midnight a total of 266 were being treated in hospital, with seven in intensive care with confirmed Covid-19.
Since March 5, 4,264 patients have been discharged from hospital.
Scotland’s death toll remains at 2,499.
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