Coronavirus update for Forth Valley

There were only four positive tests for Covid-19 in Scotland in the last 24 hours.

By Jill Buchanan
Monday, 6th July 2020, 6:42 pm
Updated Monday, 6th July 2020, 6:43 pm

One of these was in Forth Valley.

Latest figures released this afternoon by the Scottish Government reveal that after three days with no more cases one more person in the region has tested positive.

Scotland’s other cases were in Dumfries and Galloway, Lothian and Lanarkshire.

There are fewer than five people being treated for coronavirus in Forth Valley hospitals

A total of 281,741 people in Scotland have been tested through NHS Scotland labs and the UK Government testing programme to date.

Of these, 263,441 were confirmed negative and 18,300 were positive.

However, the government has said this will be an underestimate of the number of cases. Not everyone with the virus will display symptoms and not all those with symptoms will be tested.

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