As per the latest figures by the Scottish Government, around 14,387 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the past 24 hours.
These numbers include cases identified by using either a first lateral flow device or a PCR positive test.
Forty-one further deaths have been reported of someone who tested positive for the virus over the past 28 days.
A total of 13,774 historic positive cases have been added to the total number of cases today.
Moreover, these tests were Lateral Flow (LFD) that were reported via the Scottish Government LFD Portal between January 6, 2022, to until today. Public Health Scotland has predicted that this update has also added 8 historic deaths to the number of newly reported deaths today.
Therefore, the death toll has stood at 10,947 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Separate figures produced by National Records of Scotland (NRS), which record the number of fatalities where Covid-19 was mentioned on a death certificate, put the figure at 13,429 as of March 06.
The NRS numbers include fatalities where “probable” or “suspected” Covid-19 appears on the death certificate.
In total, 22 persons with recently confirmed Covid-19 are being treated in intensive care, with 1,636 people in the hospital who had recently contracted the virus.
As of now, around 76.4% of the population in Scotland has been fully vaccinated, accounting for 41,64,671 individuals.
3,459,127 have received a third dose or booster vaccine.