There have been 887 positive coronavirus cases reported in the past 24 hours, the latest figures show. 

Sadly, there have been another 37 deaths of people who tested positive. 

The latest figures reveal over 17,245 tests were carried out with  5.9% of them bringing back positive results.

In Greater Glasgow, another 234 people tested positive for coronavirus while under NHS Lanarkshire a total of 246 people returned positive results. 

Hospitalisations have fallen since yesterday, with 1,193 in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed Covid-19. 

A total of 100 people were receiving intensive care yesterday for the virus, a rise of 12.