ANOTHER 20 people have died in Scotland after testing positive for Covid-19, according to the latest daily figures.

A further 8275 positive cases of the coronavirus were also reported on January 27.

The new deaths, among people who first tested positive for the virus in the previous 28 days, bring the total under this measure to 10,275.

A total of 1319 people were in hospital on Wednesday with recently confirmed Covid-19, a decrease of 70 on the day before.

Of those patients, 30 were in intensive care, a fall of two.

A total of 4,408,534 people have received their first dose of a Covid vaccination and 4,117,631 have received their second dose.

Some 3,274,918 people have received a third dose or booster.