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Six more cases of coronavirus confirmed in Moray as total rises to 112

By Jonathan Clark

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Coronavirus update.
Coronavirus update.

SIX new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Moray in the last week, taking the total since the outbreak began to 112.

While all cases have been confirmed in the last seven days, the tests which returned positive results were taken on August 31, September 1 (x4) and September 3.

A total of 764 tests have been taken by Moray residents since last week's update, with 758 of those returning a negative result.

In total, 9307 coronavirus tests have been taken by Moray residents since the outbreak began, with 112 now positive and 9195 negative.

The next death toll update will come on September 16, with latest figures showing 20 Moray residents have died of covid-19.

Of those, 13 tested positive for coronavirus and died with 28 days – with the previous seven having covid-19 mentioned on their death certificate.

Across the area covered by the NHS Grampian health board, 49 cases have been confirmed since last Wednesday. This is a rise on the 32 confirmed the week prior.

NHS Grampian has now confirmed 1991 cases of coronavirus overall.

Scotland-wide update

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Scotland is now 4228, with 2499 having tested positive and died within 28 days. Over the last week, 59,585 people were newly tested, with 1090 positive.

Last night, six people were in intensive care with confirmed covid-19, with 274 in hospital.

Since the outbreak began, a total of 653,440 people in Scotland have been tested, with 21,878 positive and 631,562 negative.

A total of 4259 patients who have tested positive for covid-19 have been released from hospital.

Coronavirus cases by local authority

Glasgow City: 3245

Edinburgh City: 1999

North Lanarkshire: 1593

South Lanarkshire: 1544

Aberdeen City: 1183

Dundee City: 1117

Fife: 1025

Renfrewshire: 826

Falkirk: 732

Aberdeenshire: 645

East Dunbartonshire: 612

West Lothian: 565

Midlothian: 564

West Dunbartonshire: 541

Perth and Kinross: 531

Angus: 528

East Ayrshire: 494

South Ayrshire: 459

East Renfrewshire: 453

North Ayrshire: 452

Scottish Borders: 389

Inverclyde: 388

Dumfries and Galloway: 323

East Lothian: 302

Highland: 280

Stirling: 270

Clackmannanshire: 210

Argyll and Bute: 184

MORAY: 112

Shetland: 56

Orkney: 17

Na h-Eileanan Siar: 9

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