Scotland has recorded 32 coronavirus deaths and 2762 new cases in the past 24 hours, the latest Scottish Government figures show.
The death toll under this daily measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – now stands at 8907.
The daily test positivity rate is 8.2%, up from 7.0% the previous day.
A total of 851 people were in hospital with recently confirmed Covid-19 on Thursday, down 57 in 24 hours, with 45 patients in intensive care, down five.
So far, 4,278,937 people have received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccination and 3,873,790 have had a second.
The publication of the most recent figures comes after a warning on Thursday from a public health expert over fears the Cop26 summit in Glasgow will lead to a new wave of coronavirus infections in central Scotland.
Professor Linda Bauld, chair of public health at Edinburgh University, said mass events like the international climate conference, which starts at the end of the month, are still “risky” despite declining rates of Covid-19.
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