Uk news No new coronavirus deaths in Scotland for 16th day but 18 new cases confirmed MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The total number of positive cases is now 18,645.
Breaking News ! There have been now new deaths overnight in Scotland from coronavirus for a sixteenth day, as 18 new positive cases are announced today. The total number of positive cases is now 18,645, according to the latest Scottish Government released figures. The number of patients getting treatment for confirmed or suspected cases of the virus in hospital is 260 - with three currently in intensive care. Read More Related Articles Get the latest Scottish news sent straight to your inbox with our newsletters Read More Related Articles Scots care home where OAP was found bleeding in road now rapped over Covid-19 response The figures come as Scots are being told to avoid visiting a large area of northern England after a spike in coronavirus cases. The warning against non-essential travel also applies to anyone in affected areas, including Manchester, who had plans to visit Scotland. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the move after a meeting if the Scottish Government's resilience committee. Meanwhile, Scotland's top prosecutor is being urged to consider whether the Scottish Government's handling of care homes during the coronavirus crisis breached public health legislation. Read More Related Articles Tories demand probe into Scots care home coronavirus scandal The Scottish Conservatives have written to Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC, saying ministers' actions have had "harrowing and devastating consequences for the residential care home sector".
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This took the total to 13 and an Incident Management Team (IMT) is contacting anyone who may be affected. The cases are linked to Inverclyde locations; M&D Green pharmacy in John Wood Street, Port Glasgow and Amazon in Gourock. Health chiefs also confirmed that a case has a link to the Sitel call centre in Lanarkshire.
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