Number in hospital drops as no new recorded positive cases in Forth Valley

Latest figures show the number of positive cases reported locally remains the same

Friday, 12th June 2020, 5:22 pm
Updated Friday, 12th June 2020, 5:22 pm
There were no new positive cases recorded in Forth Valley over night.
There were no new positive cases recorded in Forth Valley over night.

For a fourth consecutive day the number of new positive cases of Covid-19 recorded in Forth Valley remains unchanged.

The news comes as the number of people currently being treated for coronavirus in the health board’s hospitals continues to fall.

Friday’s daily figures from the Scottish Government show there are still 948 positive cases which have been recorded in Forth Valley since the outbreak began – a figure that has remained the same since Tuesday.

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While the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 is currently seven – two less than yesterday.

There are less than five people in the intensive care unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital.

Over night there were 27 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 throughout Scotland.

The deaths of three people who had tested positive for the virus have been recorded in the last 24 hours.

A total of 133,894 people in Scotland have been tested through NHS labs to date.

Of these, 118,185 were negative and 15,709 were positive.

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

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