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No new Covid-19 deaths in Scotland

No new coronavirus deaths have been reported in Scotland in the last 24 hours, according to the Scottish government.

A total of 2,490 patients have died in Scotland after testing positive for coronavirus, which is no change on Friday’s figure.

The latest figures show that 18,340 people have tested positive for the virus in Scotland, up by seven from 18,333 the day before.

A total of six patients are in intensive care with confirmed or suspected Covid-19, a fall of six on the previous day.

“Progress still good – but with significant easing of lockdown next week, we all must take care,” Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister, tweeted. 

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