Third patient dies from coronavirus in Scotland

The third patient in Scotland to die of coronavirus was being treated by NHS Lanarkshire.

In this afternoon's daily update, the number of cases in Tayside stands at 24.

Across Scotland, there are now 227 cases, which is up 32 from yesterday.

The NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde area has the most with 57.

NHS Lothian stands at 33.

More than 6,000 tests for COVID-19 have been completed.

This lunchtime, Nicola Sturgeon said it was 'inevitable' schools across Dundee and Perth, as well as nationally, would shut due to a lack of staff.​

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