Coronavirus: Forth Valley's confirmed cases reach 12

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Forth Valley has reached 12.

That’s an increase of two since yesterday according to the latest figures released by the Scottish Government.

There are now a total of 195 people who have tested positive for the coronavirus in Scotland, from a total of 5146 tests.

It was confirmed today that a second person with the virus, an elderly patient with underlying health conditions, has died.

The latest number of cases in Forth Valley is 12

Chief Medical Officer Catherine Calderwood said: “I am very saddened to report that an elderly patient with underlying health conditions, who has tested positive for coronavirus, has died. They were being treated by the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board.

“I offer my deepest condolences to their friends and family at this difficult time. No further information will be available to protect patient confidentiality.”