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Coronavirus update: Slow decline in overall cases is being maintained


By David Porter

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In Scotland in the last 24 hours there have been a total of 11,827 positive cases of coronavirus which equates to 29.5 per cent of those tested.

Amongst these newly reported cases NHS Glasgow recorded 2650 cases and NHS Lothian 1707 cases.

NHS Grampian saw 1408 cases while NHS Highland recorded 788.

Public Health Scotland stopped the publication of daily totals of Omicron variants and break down by NHS Board on January 4.

In the seven days to January 7, Aberdeenshire saw 4358 cases (1287.7 per 100,000), Aberdeen City 3450 (1506.2 per 100,000) and Moray 1645 (1718.7 per 100,000).

Cases are still high in Aberdeenshire in comparision to previous peaks.
Cases are still high in Aberdeenshire in comparision to previous peaks.

Area figures for Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City and Moray are all now starting to show a decline in numbers compared to cases at the end of last week, but remain at their highest levels since March 2020 in most.

15 new deaths were recorded in Scotland with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

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

To date in Scotland more than 4,392,694 people have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination and over 4,048,656 people have received their second dose.

A further 3,115,065 have received a third dose or booster.


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