Coronavirus: 83 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours

There have been no deaths among confirmed coronavirus patients since July 16.

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There have been 83 new positive cases of coronavirus in Scotland over the last 24 hours.

The Scottish Government announced the figures on Sunday – a day after 123 new cases were reported, the highest rise since mid-May.

There have been no deaths related to the virus since July 16.

The latest number of confirmed cases across Scotland since the outbreak began now sits just under 20,000 at 19,811.

Currently, there are 245 people in hospital and two in intensive care.

More than 18,000 new tests have reported results, with around 0-9% of those coming back positive.

Of the new cases, 37 were in the NHS Tayside area, where authorities are dealing with an outbreak at the 2 Sisters food processing plant in Coupar Angus.

Sixteen of the new cases were in the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde area and 11 in NHS Lothian.

NHS Grampian reported another three confirmed cases.

Authorities in Aberdeen have been dealing with a large cluster of cases linked to pubs, with local lockdown measures continuing in the city.