A further 21 coronavirus deaths have been reported in Scotland in the past 24 hours, figures show.

Statistics published by the Scottish Government on Saturday also reveal 2056 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded.

It means the death toll under this daily measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – now stands at 8687.

A total of 998 people were in hospital with recently confirmed Covid-19, while 65 people were in intensive care, up one.

Overall, 4,223,719 people have had their first dose of vaccine, with 3,849,656 having had both.