The Scottish Government has recorded more than 6,000 new coronavirus cases and 11 more deaths in the past 24 hours.

According to the latest Scottish Government figures, 6,152 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, the number is 559 less than Friday’s cases.

11 further deaths have been reported of someone who tested positive for the virus over the past 28 days, which is one more than yesterday.

The total death toll according to the measure used by the Scottish Government therefore stands at 8,154.

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Separate figures produced by National Records of Scotland (NRS) which record the number of deaths where Covid was mentioned on a death certificate, put the figure at 10,554 as of August 29.

NRS figures include deaths where “suspected” or “probable” Covid-19 appears on the death certificate.

Of the 51,031 new tests for Covid-19 carried out which reported results in the past 24 hours – 12.9% were positive, 0.8% more than those on Friday.

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A total of 60 people are currently being treated in intensive care with recently confirmed Covid-19, an increase of two from yesterday, with 670 in hospital who had recently contracted the virus overall, an increase of 17.

2,595 more first doses of the vaccine have been given bringing the total number to 4,117,147 while 3,717,587 people have now received a second dose.