No new positive Covid-19 cases in Forth Valley for second day

There has not been any new cases recorded locally since Friday.

Sunday, 7th June 2020, 4:45 pm

For a second day, there have been no new positive cases of coronavirus recorded in Forth Valley, according to latest figures.

The daily statistics released by the Scottish Government on Sunday show there are 946 people living in the region who have tested positive for Covid-19 since monitoring began – a figure that has not changed since Friday.

Currently 10 of these are being treated in the region's hospitals – two less than on Saturday 0 and there are less than five patients in the intensive care unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert with the virus.

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Coronavirus patients are being treated in Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert

Across Scotland over night there were only 18 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, and there were no new reported deaths of people who have tested positive.

A total of 126,012 people in Scotland have been tested through NHS labs to date.Of these, 110,391 were negative and 15,621 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.