Of the new cases 602 were in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board area, 318 in NHS Lanarkshire, 88 were in Ayrshire and Arran and 163 new cases recorded in NHS Lothian.
The First Minister confirmed that 1,257 people were in hospital with the virus, an increase of three from the figure reported yesterday.
94 people are in intensive care with the virus, which is an increase of two from yesterday.
In total, 2,927 people have died of coronavirus in Scotland.
Since the start of the pandemic, 68,444 people have tested positive for coronavirus across the country.
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