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Coronavirus update: Rise expected in NHS Grampian cases

By David Porter

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In Scotland in the last 24 hours there have been a total of 1250 positive cases of coronavirus which equates to 7.2 per cent of those tested overall.

In the last seven days NHS Greater Glasgow saw 324 cases, NHS Tayside 95 and NHS Lothian 345.

NHS Grampian saw 65 new cases while NHS Highland recorded 34 new cases.

Cases continue to increase in Aberdeenshire
Cases continue to increase in Aberdeenshire

In the seven days to June 18 there were 142 new cases in Aberdeenshire (54.4 per 100,000), 292 in Aberdeen City (127.7 per 100,000) and 12 in Moray (12.5 per 100,000).

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

To date in Scotland more than 3,647,437 people have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination and over 2,586,970 people have received their second dose.

Public Health Scotland have said today that they are aware of a data flow issue in NHS Grampian between 18 and 21 June 2021, resulting in a lower number of cases reported than otherwise expected.

The issue has been resolved and these cases and tests are expected to be included in tomorrow’s figures.

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