ANOTHER 27 people have died in Scotland after contracting Covid-19, new daily figures show.

A further 8262 cases have also been recorded.

The deaths, among people who first tested positive in the previous 28 days, bring the total under that measure to 10,149.

Some 1514 people are in hospital with recently confirmed Covid, a decrease of 57.

Of those patients, 43 are in intensive care.

A total of 4,402,666 people have received their first dose of a vaccination, 4,094,680 have received their second dose, and 3,230,767 have received a third dose or booster.