Scotland has recorded 43 deaths of Covid-19 patients and 1,316 new cases of the virus in the past 24 hours, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Addressing the Scottish Parliament ahead of a review of the coronavirus restriction levels, she said the death toll under this measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – is now 4,326.
The First Minister told MSPs the daily test positivity rate is 7.5%, up from 6% on Monday.
A total of 114,366 people have tested positive in Scotland, up from 113,050 the previous day.
There are 1,045 people in hospital confirmed to have the virus, a fall of 33 in 24 hours.
Of these patients, 60 are in intensive care, down by one.
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