Scotland has recorded three more coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, and the test positivity rate continues to climb.
It brings the death toll under the daily measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – to 8,070.
Scottish Government figures show the number of new cases recorded is 3,464, a small drop on the previous 24 hours but the third day in a row cases have totalled more than 3,000.
The daily test positivity rate is 10.9%, up from 10.6% the previous day.
A total of 320 people were in hospital on Friday with recently confirmed Covid-19, up by eight on the previous day, with 32 patients in intensive care, down two.
So far, 4,075,555 people have received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccination and 3,541,708 have had their second.
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