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No more coronavirus cases confirmed in the Highlands as national figure rises and three more people die


By Andrew Dixon

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Coronavirus.
Coronavirus.

There have been no more confirmed coronavirus cases in the Highlands in the last 24 hours.

The number of positive cases identified in the region remains at eight, following the latest update provided by the Scottish Government.

The number of Scottish people testing positive for Covid-19 rose to by 43 cases to 416 and there have been 10 deaths after contracting the disease – three more than yesterday.

There are now 23 confirmed cases in neighbouring Grampian, up from 20 yesterday.

The worst affected health board areas in Scotland are Greater Glasgow & Clyde (130) and Lanarkshire (49).

A total of 8679 tests for Covid-19 have been carried out in Scotland.

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