The number of cases of the novel coronavirus in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde region has reached 110. 

Glasgow and the surrounding area have seen an increase of 19 COVID-19 cases, as Scottish figures rise by 51 in 24 hours. 

Another death related to the virus has also been confirmed in Scotland bringing the death toll up to seven. 

Scotland has carried out a total of 8259 tests, with 373 coming back positive. 

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Cases confirmed in Glasgow far surpass those in other regions and are more than double the number of cases in Lanarkshire, the region with the second most positive tests, which hit 49 cases. 

The announcement comes following new advice that saw pubs, restaurants, clubs and more close in a bid to prevent the spread of Covid-19. 

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Nicola Sturgeon has asked all restaurants, cafes, pubs and cinemas in Scotland to close, in the latest bid to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

Speaking in a televised address from Bute House in Edinburgh, the First Minister warned the number of Covid-19 cases is “set to rise sharply”.