Latest on Forth Valley Covid-19 cases

Only two new cases of coronavirus were detected in Scotland today.

By Jill Buchanan
Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 4:57 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 4:58 pm

And one of them was in Forth Valley.

For the second day in a row there was a positive test, bringing the region’s total for people confirmed with Covid-19 to 1078.

The other positive case was in Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

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Forth Valley Royal Hospital initially had two wards to look after Covid-19 patients

There are currently five people being treated for coronavirus in Forth Valley’s hospitals.

A total of 283,504 people in Scotland have been tested through NHS Scotland labs and the UK Government testing programme to date.

Of these, 265,202 were confirmed negative and 18,302 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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