New COVID-19 figures reveal hospital cases

NHS Highland.

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A total of 26,226 people in Scotland have been tested for coronavirus virus with the death toll now 366.

The number of tests confirmed negative is 21,661 with 4,565 positive.

Latest government figures show there are currently 1,771 people in Scottish hospitals with either confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19.

In the NHS Highland region there have been 122 confirmed cases to date, with 61 patients confirmed or who are suspected of having the virus being treated in hospital – using midnight as a time reference – and six in intensive care.

There are less than five confirmed cases in the Western Isles NHS area.