For the third day running there have been no registered coronavirus deaths. 

While figures tend to be low at the weekend, today's figures mark the passage of 72 hours without any confirmed deaths.

The number of death toll remains at 2482.

Positive cases have increased by eight, taking the total number to 18,236.

Of those who have tested positive, 4050 inpatients have been discharged from hospital since March 5.

452 were in hospital last night, with five in intensive care and a further eight in intensive care with suspected Covid-19.

In Greater Glasgow, there have been two new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours taking the total up to 4850. 

The number of people in hospital also continued to drop reaching 206.