ANOTHER three people have died in Scotland after contracting Covid-19, the Government has confirmed.

The latest deaths among people who tested positive in the past 28 days bring the total under that measurement to 3039.

A further 1115 cases were also announced in the daily update – 7.3% of all tests.

It means 73,443 people have now tested positive for the virus.

Some 1245 people were in hospital yesterday with recently confirmed coronavirus – the same as the previous day.

Of those, 111 were in intensive care, an increase of five. 

Here is a full breakdown by health board of the new cases.

The National: