Scotland records 25 deaths and 2389 new cases of Covid

There were 841 people in hospital on Thursday with recently confirmed Covid-19.

Scotland records 25 deaths and 2389 new cases of Covid PA Ready via PA Media
The statistics were published by the Scottish Government on Friday.

Scotland has recorded 25 coronavirus-linked deaths and 2389 new cases in the past 24 hours, according to the latest data.

It means the death toll under this daily measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – is 9267.

The daily test positivity rate was 8.3%, up from 7.2% the previous day, according to figures published by the Scottish Government on Friday.

There were 841 people in hospital on Thursday with recently confirmed Covid-19, down 55 on the day before, and 59 in intensive care, down four.

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