Coronavirus deaths rise by six as total cases reach 15,603

The country's official death toll stands at 2415.

Coronavirus deaths rise by six as total cases reach 15,603 Pixabay

Another six people have died after contracting coronavirus in Scotland, the Scottish Government has confirmed.

The country’s official death toll stands at 2415, however, adding suspected cases the most up-to-date figure is 3964.

The total of confirmed cases of the virus has risen to 15,603 – a jump of 21 in the last 24 hours.

Of the people who have tested positive, 3795 patients have been discharged from hospital since March 5.

A total of 646 were in hospital as of Friday night, 16 of whom were in intensive care.

Another four people were in intensive care who are suspected to have Covid-19.

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