Five more coronavirus deaths as total cases reach 15,730

Latest Scottish Government figures on coronavirus have been published.

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Another five people have died after being diagnosed with coronavirus, the Scottish Government has confirmed.

It takes the death toll among confirmed coronavirus cases to 2447, however counting suspected cases, the figure stands at 4032.

The total of confirmed cases of the virus has risen to 15,730 – a jump of 21 in the last 24 hours.

There are 983 people in hospital with confirmed or suspected Covid-19, a rise of 69 in 24 hours.

Of these patients, 20 were in intensive care, down by one from the previous day.

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