Coronavirus in Forth Valley: New cases matches highest number yet

Coronavirus infections in the Falkirk area are continuing to gather pace, with the number of new cases today matching the highest figure yet.

Wednesday, 14th October 2020, 2:49 pm
The number of people in hospital with the infection continues to rise.
The number of people in hospital with the infection continues to rise.

A total of 1972 cases have been detected in Forth Valley since the start of the outbreak, up from 1918 yesterday, meaning 58 new cases in a day – the same number has been reached once so far April 19.

The number of people in hospital in the area who have tested positive is 29, up from 24 yesterday.

A total of 862,993 people in Scotland have been tested. Of these people, 41,256 were positive