OVER 6,700 new cases of Covid-19 and 30 Covid-related deaths have been recorded in Scotland overnight, according to the latest figures. 

The Scottish Government confirmed 6,768 people have reported positive test results for Covid-19 since Friday. 

This is a decrease from yesterday's figure of 7,162 new cases.

However, Public Health Scotland noted that one health board did not submit data in time for this update.

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In the last 24 hours, 30 deaths have been recorded bringing the death toll in Scotland under the daily measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – to 10,195.

There were 1,458 people in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed Covid-19, with 16 patients in intensive care. 

So far, Scottish vaccination figures stand at, 4,405,059 people have received their first dose of a Covid vaccination, 4,102,038 people have received their second dose, and 3,245,885 have received their third dose or booster.