ANOTHER person has died in Scotland after contracting for Covid-19 in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.

The death, registered overnight, brings the total among those to have recently tested positive to 3040.

The First Minister also confirmed a further 912 cases – representing 9.1% of the total number of tests.

The total number of confirmed cases in Scotland is now 64,355.

Of the new cases, 363 are in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 219 in Lanarkshire, 107 in Lothian, and 73 in Ayrshire and Arran.

There are 1226 people in hospital with recently confirmed coronavirus, down by 19 in 24 hours.

Of these patients, 105 are in intensive care, down by six.

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