A FURTHER 31 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Scotland.

No more deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours, though Register Offices are now generally closed at weekends.

The new cases recorded by the Scottish Government represent 1.1% of newly-tested individuals.

There were no new deaths of people who had tested positive for Covid-19, meaning the total under this measurement remains at 2491.

A total of 265 people are in hospital with coronavirus, including three in intensive care.

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Nicola Sturgeon commented: “Another day y’day with no deaths of people who had tested positive for COVID. However, 31 new cases reported. All of these being carefully investigated and appropriate action taken. But we should take this as a further warning that COVID is still out there. Please follow #FACTS”