A further 175 new confirmed coronavirus cases have been recorded in Scotland in the past 24 hours.
The latest update from the Scottish Government shows the country’s total number of positive cases since the pandemic began is now at 22,214.
A total of 668,590 people in Scotland have been tested since March and of these, 646,376 were confirmed negative.
The new figures show 269 people were in hospital with confirmed Covid-19 and eight people are being treated in intensive care.
There have been no new deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, with Scotland’s death toll sitting at 2,499.
A regional breakdown of the figures shows there have been two new cases recorded in the Grampian area, taking the total to 1,998.
There are currently 16 people in hospital after testing positive in the north-east.
In the Highlands, four new cases have been recorded, bringing the total number to 477.
No new positive cases have been recorded on Orkney, Shetland or the Western Isles.
Their totals sit at 17, 56 and nine respectively.
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