Coronavirus: Scotland sees record 486 people test positive in a day | UK News

Coronavirus: Scotland sees record 486 people test positive in a day | UK News


A total of 486 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Scotland in the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases recorded in a single day, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

Speaking at the Scottish government’s daily news briefing, the first minister said two more people have died after they were confirmed to have COVID-19. A total of 2,508 fatalities have now been recorded.

Mrs Sturgeon said: “That’s obviously a real cause for concern but it also underlines why we took very decisive and very tough action yesterday to try to get the virus under control.”



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