Scotland has recorded a further 19 deaths of coronavirus patients in the past 24 hours, the biggest daily rise since March 11.
The death toll under the daily measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – now stands at 7791.
Scottish Government figures released on Thursday also show the country recorded 2086 new cases, representing 6.6% of new tests that reported results, down from 8.1% on Wednesday.
The total number of positive cases in Scotland since the start of the pandemic now stands at 323,288.
The figures show 543 people were in hospital on Wednesday with recently confirmed Covid-19 and 47 people were in intensive care.
As of 7.30am on Wednesday, 3,956,549 people had received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 2,927,130 had received their second dose.
The whole of Scotland will move to level zero of coronavirus restrictions on Monday.
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