Coronavirus: 1567 new cases reported overnight

There are 39 people in intensive care with the virus.

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Scotland has recorded 1567 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

This is according to latest figures published by the Scottish Government on Monday.

The number represents 9.6% of the 17,354 tests that reported results.

There remains 337 people in hospital with the virus and 39 of those are in intensive care.

No deaths linked to Covid-19 have been recorded for Sunday, however register offices are generally closed at the weekend.

The figures also revealed that 4,058,482 people have received their first dose of the vaccine, and 3,467,817 have received their second dose.

There has been a total of 10,421 deaths registered in Scotland where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate as of August 8.