Covid in Scotland: Two deaths recorded in Scotland in past 24 hours

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Scotland has recorded two deaths from coronavirus and 572 positive tests in the past 24 hours, latest figures show.

Scottish government data shows the daily test positivity rate is 3.8%, up from 3.1% on Saturday.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde recorded 171 cases, along with 114 in Lothian and 95 in Lanarkshire.

There are 837 people in hospital confirmed to have the virus, down 61 in 24 hours, and 78 patients are in intensive care, up by four.

As of 8:30 on Sunday, a total of 1,593,695 people had received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, an increase of 23,542 since Saturday.

The figures come as care homes in Scotland are set to allow visitors for the first time in 2021.

The Scottish government has said that with effective prevention measures in place, homes can allow each resident to have up to two designated visitors each from Monday.

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