No new deaths have been announced in Scotland overnight from Covid-19 as 961 new positive cases were announced today.

This represents 17.1% of newly-tested individuals.

Nicola Sturgeon announced that 487 patients are currently being treated for confirmed coronavirus in hospitals in Scotland.

36 people are intensive care.

359 of the new cases were reported in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 244 in Lanarkshire and 112 in Lothian and 88 in Ayrshire and Arran.

The only health boards without cases are Orkney and Shetland.

A total of 39,959 people have now tested positive for the virus in Scotland.

A total of 2,550 people have died from testing positive for coronavirus in Scotland.