Coronavirus UK Updates: New restrictions to begin in Scotland on Monday

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Nicola Sturgeon has announced new coronavirus restrictions for Scotland to begin on Monday, with the central belt, Dundee, Inverclyde and Ayrshire placed into Level 3; Aberdeenshire, Fife, the Borders, Dumfries and Galloway in Level 2; and the Highlands and much of the Islands in Level 1.

– 37 more deaths recorded in Scotland

Scotland has recorded 37 deaths from coronavirus and 1,128 positive tests in the past 24 hours, Nicola Sturgeon said.

The First Minister said the death toll under this measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – has risen to 2,791.

Ms Sturgeon said 61,531 people have now tested positive in Scotland, up from 60,403 the previous day.

The daily test positivity rate is 7.1%, up from 6.8% on the previous day.

Of the new cases, 416 are in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 266 in Lanarkshire, 117 in Lothian, and 121 in Ayrshire and Arran.

There are 1,152 people in hospital confirmed to have the virus, up by 35 in 24 hours.

Of these patients, 86 are in intensive care, a rise of one.

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