More than two million people in Scotland have now had a first dose of covid vaccine.

Nicola Sturgeon revealed the milestone had been reached on Wednesday but said that supplies were expected to be lower next month.

She said that she has had talks with representatives from AstraZenica and Pfizer and that it is anticipated that Scotland would receive 500,000 fewer doses in April than previously planned.

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She said however, that it was still the intention to give a first dose to all people aged over 50 and those with underlying health conditions by the middle of April.

Sturgeon said the latest total number of first doses of vaccinations given was 2,023,002.

There were another 41,000 given on Wednesday and another 10,221 second doses given, taking that total to 192,100.

She said in Aprril there will be a need to prioritise the second doses.

She said that all adults would be vaccinated by the end of July.

Sturgeon added: "We can expect steady progress out of lockdown."

The latest statistics showed there were another 624 positive cases reported across scotland.

There were 405 people in hopsital with Covid-19 a reduction of 17. there were 38 people in intensive care, teh same number as the day before.

Another 7 deaths were registered of someone who tested positive in the last 28 days.