The north and north-east have recorded 11 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.
The latest figures from the Scottish Government show there have been 123 new confirmed positive cases across the country and no deaths registered in the last 24 hours.
A regional breakdown of the figures shows there have been eight new cases recorded in the Grampian area and three in the Highlands in 24 hours. The region’s total number of positive cases now sits at 1,891 and 399 people respectively.
There have been no new cases in for Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles.
Their total positive cases since the pandemic began remains at 16 for Orkney, 56 for Shetland and seven in the Western Isles.
Of the 123, 78 are in the NHS Tayside area where incident management teams are working to contain an outbreak that originated at the 2 Sisters food processing plant.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon took to social media to comment on the spike in cases.
She wrote: “123 new positive Covid cases today is of course of concern.
“However, it also needs some context – 78 of them are in Tayside where we’re dealing with the outbreak at the 2 Sisters food processing plant.
“Important that all workers and household contacts follow advice to isolate.”
A total of 461,167 people in Scotland have been tested through NHS Scotland labs and UK Government Labs to date with results showing 441,439 being confirmed negative while 19,728 were positive.
As of midnight a total of 246 were being treated in hospital, with two in intensive care with confirmed Covid-19.
Since March 5, 4,206 patients have been discharged from hospital.
Scotland’s death toll remains 2,492.