Coronavirus cases in Glasgow shot up by more than 80% in the week between Christmas and New Year.

Official figures show the number of positive tested cases of the virus in the city in the seven days up to January 1 was 1897.

The week before, the seven days up to December 25 the number was 1036. It represents an increase of 83% in just one week.

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In Glasgow there were 31 areas were the rate was above 400 per 100,000, shown as the darkest purple on the map.

The highest number of cases were found in Braidfauld with 41 cases, and Toryglen and Oatlands with 40.  Roystonhill, Blochairn and Provanmill area had 35, and Robroyston/Millerston and Penilee both had 34 cases.

Others which recorded more than 30 were Nitshill and Parkhead West and Barrowfield both with 32 and Cardonald West and central with 31.

Carnwadric West, Govanhill East both had 28 positive cases, while Gorbals and Hutchiesontown, Pollokshaws West and Tollcross each had 27 cases.

Othersin the higest category included Darnley West at 26.

Most of the areas in the city were in the next highest category, with between 200 and 399 cases per 100,000, with another 67 within that range, shown as the lighter purple on the map.

They ranged from Victoria Park, with just six cases, to City Centre East, at 26.

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The seven-day rate per 100,000 of population, a key indicator used by the Government and its advisers in deciding lockdown measures increased from 163.6 per 100,000 to 299.6 per 100,000 over the period.

Glasgow’s test positivity rate increased from 6.6% to 12.8% over the period.

The city had a higher rate per 100,000 people than the Scottish average, which was 297.7 per 100,000.

It was not the highest in Scotland with seven of the country’s 32 council area with a higher rate.

Inverclyde was highest with 541 per 100,000 followed by Dumfries and Galloway at 475.

Others that were above the Glasgow rate were Scottish Borders, 391, Renfrewshire, 381, Dundee, 368, North Lanarkshire, 367 and East Ayrshire at 337.

The lowest areas in Scotland were Argyll and Bute, 81, Moray 120 and Stirling at 138 per 100,000.