In a briefing at St Andrew’s House, the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has issued the figures today 14 October 2020 of the number of people diagnosed with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.
The figures as at 14 October 2020 are as follows:
Number of new cases of Covid-19 reported in Scotland today – 1,429 new cases which is 16.4 % of those tested
Total number of cases is now 42,685
Number of deaths reported today of people who have tested positive within the last 28 days – 15 which means a total of 2,572 deaths under that measurement.
Number of people in Intensive Care Units in Scotland – 49 which is an increase of 14 since yesterday
Number of people in hospital with recently confirmed Covid-19 – 570 an increase of 43 from yesterday
Public Health Scotland confirmed that the number of new cases in Lothian is 239