The Scottish Government has recorded more than 2,900 new coronavirus cases and 20 deaths in the past 24 hours.

According to the latest Scottish Government figures, 2,932 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the past 24 hours.

Twenty further deaths have been reported of someone who tested positive for the virus over the past 28 days.

The total death toll according to the measure used by the Scottish Government therefore stands at 9,524.

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 12,028 as of November 21.

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

Of the 43,011 new tests for Covid-19 carried out which reported results in the past 24 hours – 7.2% were positive.

Due to IT issues, hospital and ICU numbers for NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and NHS Highland have not been received for today and therefore figures from yesterday have been carried forward.

A total of 61 people are currently being treated in intensive care with recently confirmed Covid-19, with 712 in hospital who had recently contracted the virus overall.

The total number of first vaccinations given is 4,342,107 while

3,942,927  people have now received a second dose.

1,535,623 have received a third dose or booster vaccine.