Another 536 positive coronavirus cases were recorded in the Greater Glasgow area in the last 24 hours.

Nicola Sturgeon gave the daily figures which showed the numbers across Scotland had stayed at around 1700 a day.

The First Minister said that it was the intention to vaccinate everyone in the adult population.

She said: “It is not an aspiration, it is our intention to vaccinate the whole adult population. It is one of the things that makes this a massive logistical challenge.

Ms Sturgeon revealed that 208,207 people had now been vaccinated with a first dose of one of the vaccines, which is 16,242 more than the figure announced yesterday.

There were another 1717 positive tested cases recorded in Scotland in the last 24 hours. Of the total, 536 were in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board area and 242 in Lanarkshire.

The number in hospital increased by 35 to 1829 and the number of people in intensive care increased by 8 to 142.

There were another 64 deaths registered of someone who tested positive for Covid-19 in the previous 28 days.

The total deaths has now reached 5166 since the pandemic started