Scotland has the highest death rate ever recorded. Corona virus Today in six months
In the last 24 hours, 17 people who tested positive for the virus have died. This brings the total number of deaths to 8144.
This is the highest recorded number since March 1, when 20 deaths were reported.
Overnight, another 6,400 positive cases of covid 19 have been confirmed and 55 people are currently in further care and another 624 are in hospital.
There have been 6,332 positive cases in Glasgow in the last seven days.