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One more confirmed case of coronavirus in Highlands as Scotland cases continue to rise

By Andrew Dixon

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There has been one more case of coronavirus confirmed in the Highlands in the last 24 hours – as the number of Scottish people testing positive for Covid-19 rose to 266 and three more people have died after contracting the disease.

There are six confirmed cases across the NHS Highland area and 18 in neighbouring Grampian.

Elsewhere, the worst affected health board areas in Scotland are Greater Glasgow & Clyde (71) and Lothian (35).

A total of six patients who tested positive for Covid-19 have died.

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