Coronavirus cases in Glasgow have slowed slightly according to the latest seven day period figures.

While hundreds of new positive tested cases are still occurring every day, the rise has slowed in the second week of the new year.

For the seven days up to January 15, (last Friday) there were 2118 cases recorded, which is lower than the number for the previous week, which was 2470.

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The period marks week two of the tougher national lockdown restrictions imposed across Scotland and the “stay at home” message.

The rate of positive cases per 100,000 used by the government officials to consider lockdown measures also dropped slightly from 390 per 100,000 population to 334.5 per 100,000.

The city is still seeing a high rate but the decrease follows a big rise that occurred over the Christmas and New Year period.

Glasgow is still significantly higher than the Scottish average per 100,000 of population which is 216 per 100,000 and has the highest rate in the country.

It is followed by North Lanarkshire on 328.7 and Renfrewshire at 299.8. Only Orkney, Argyll and Bute, Shetland and Moray have a rate which is lower than 100.

In Glasgow there are 43 areas with the highest level, which is above 400 per 100,000 population, shown as the darkest purple on the map.

That is a reduction form the 62 areas the previous week, up to January 8 but not as low as the 31 in the last week of 2020.

The area which recorded the highest number of positive cases in the week up to January 15 was Cranhill, Lightburn and Queenslie south with 46 positive cases.

It was followed by Possilpark with 34 cases and Cardonald West and Central with and Nitshill both with 33.

Milton West had 31 cases, Milton East and Penilee both had 30, while Robroyston/Millerston had 29.

Drumoyne/Shieldhall, Govanhill West and Springburn all had 28.

There were 60 areas where the rate of cases was between 200 and 399 per 100,000 shown as the second darkest purple on the map.

That number is similar to the 58 recorded the previous week.

Those areas included Govan with 27, Braidfauld with 25, Toryglen/Oatlands with 25, and Roystonhill, Bailieston East and Parkhead West/Barrowfield all with 23.