THE latest coronavirus figures have shown that Greater Glasgow and Clyde remains the health board in Scotland with the most cases.

3,742 people residing in the health board, which covers Renfrewshire, are confirmed to have had the virus to date - with 434 confirmed cases in hospital and 20 in intensive care.

Earlier, speaking at the latest Scottish Government coronavirus briefing in Edinburgh, the First Minister revealed 2,105 patients have died in Scotland after testing positive for coronavirus, up two from 2,103 on Sunday.

She issued a note of caution over the death figures, saying although these can be registered at the weekend, registrations tend to be lower.

Nicola Sturgeon said there are 1,427 patients in hospital with confirmed or suspected Covid-19, up 119 from 1,308 on Sunday.

Of these, 63 are in intensive care, a rise of four.

Now, a breakdown of the figures have been released for each health board.

The Gazette:

In NHS Lothian, there are 2,568 cases.

On the west coast, Ayrshire is nearing 1,000 confirmed cases, currently sitting at 976 - with 32 people in hospital and five in intensive care.

And in the Borders, 316 people have had the virus to date.

They have 27 people in hospital, with less than five people in intensive care.

Read all the latest from Renfrewshire and beyond


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