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Highland coronavirus figures continue to rise as national death toll increases


By Andrew Dixon

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FOUR more people in the Highlands have tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

They are among 165 new case since yesterday, taking the national figure to 1059.

The number of deaths in Scotland increased by eight to 33.

There are 33 confirmed cases in the NHS Highland area. Neighbouring Grampian has 45 cases.

The most are in the Greater Glasgow & Clyde health board area, where 299 people have been diagnosed with the disease.

So far there have been 12,273 Scottish tests carried out.

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