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Coronavirus update: IT issue leads to lower than expected case reporting

By David Porter

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In Scotland in the last 24 hours there have been a total of 4241 positive cases of coronavirus which equates to 11.3 per cent of those tested overall.

However this figure is know to be considerably lower than that expected due to an IT issue and tomorrows figure may be uncharacteristically high as a result.

Amongst these newly reported cases NHS Greater Glasgow recorded 1065 cases and NHS Lothian 707 cases.

NHS Grampian saw 371 cases while NHS Highland recorded 171 cases.

In the seven days to September 10, Aberdeenshire saw 1618 cases (620.4 per 100,000), Aberdeen City 1212 (529.1 per 100,000) and Moray 248 (259.1 per 100,000).

Cases remain high
Cases remain high

No new deaths have been recorded in Scotland with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

To date in Scotland more than 4,142,783 people have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination and over 3,785,214 people have received their second dose.

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