Coronavirus claims lives of another 36 people in Scotland

Confirmed cases of the virus have risen by 156 to stand at 13,305.

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Another 36 people have died with coronavirus in Scotland, while confirmed cases have increased to 13,305.

It takes the death toll of confirmed Covid-19 patients to 1847, however, including suspected cases of the virus the total is 3071.

There have been 156 new positive cases of coronavirus overnight, taking the total to 13,305.

The number of people in hospital overall with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 has risen by one to 1585.

Intensive care (ICU) patients in Scotland have increased by nine to 93.

However, the general trend for hospital and intensive care admissions is downwards, with ICU patients down by nearly 60% since its peak on April 21.

A total of 3071 people who had coronavirus have been discharged from hospital since the outbreak started.

There have been 4406 cases of suspected Covid-19 in care homes, an increase of 125 in the last 24 hours.

A total of 470 (44%) of care homes in Scotland currently have at least one suspected case of the virus.

More than 1900 people have been tested for the virus by the NHS in Scotland in the last day.

This figure does not include tested in regional drive-through and mobile test centres in Scotland coordinated by the UK Government.