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Covid Scotland: More than 8,000 new cases reported and 31 deaths



MORE than 8,000 new coronavirus cases have been recorded by the Scottish Government in the past 24 hours.

According to the latest figures, 8,210 new cases of Covid-19 have been logged since Monday.

This figure includes cases identified using either a first lateral flow device or PCR positive test.

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A further 31 covid deaths have been reported, taking the total to 10,341 up to February 1.

A total of 29 people are currently being treated in intensive care with recently confirmed Covid-19, with 1,177 in hospital who had recently contracted the virus overall.

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The total number of first vaccinations given is 4,417,967 while 4,131,914 people have now received a second dose.

In total, 3,307,067 have received a third dose or booster vaccine.





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