Coronavirus: One death and 176 new cases reported

The death total in Scotland now stands at 7652 under the daily measurement.

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Another person who had tested positive for coronavirus has died in Scotland in the past 24 hours.

The death toll under this measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – now stands at 7652. Registry offices are generally closed at the weekend, delaying the reporting of some deaths.

A further 176 positive cases were also reported by the Scottish Government. The daily test positivity rate now stands at 1.3%, up from 1.1% on Saturday.

A total of 225,204 people have tested positive in Scotland since the start of the pandemic.

Hospital numbers are not updated at the weekend, but on Friday 93 people were being treated in hospital having recently tested positive for coronavirus, of these 12 were in intensive care.

As of Saturday, a total of 2,764,607 people in Scotland have received their first dose of vaccine – an increase of 6226 from the previous day – and 993,180 have received their second dose.