THE number of positive cases of coronavirus in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has risen once again as the Scottish death toll rose to 14.

New figures just released by the Scottish Government show the health board's numbers rose from 130 to 152 overnight.

The health board is responsible for care in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire.

In total 499 people have tested positive for the virus in Scotland, an increase of 83 from Sunday.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the figures are likely to be an under-estimate.

The First Minister thanked shops that have already closed but said any outlets that are not selling essential items like food and medicine should also shut.

She said that building sites and hair salons should also close.

Ms Sturgeon said: “My message to shops that are still open is this and it is clear, if you are not providing essential items like food and medicines then please also close now.”

She said: “It has been clear to me that there are still too many people across our country who are being expected to, or expecting to, go to work as normal and this presents a serious and unnecessary risk of spreading the virus.

“I want to reiterate that if you run a business and if the nature of your business makes it difficult for you or your workers to work from home or to practice safe social distancing then you should close.”