The number of confirmed deaths due to Coronavirus in Scotland has risen to 172.

Nicola Sturgeon revealed a further 46 people had passed away after a battle with the Covid-19 strain of the disease.

At a briefing on Friday, the First Minister confirmed 3,001 cases of the condition had been recorded, with 176 patients in intensive care.

According to figures published by the Scottish Government on Friday, a total of 19,535 people have been tested for the virus.

Greater Glasgow and Clyde currently has the largest amount of confirmed cases, with 779 in the area, followed by the Lothians on 408.


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