Coronavirus Scotland: No new Covid-19 deaths recorded for second day in a row

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For the second day in a row, no new cancer in the country has been recorded in Scottish hospitals. The Scottish Government confirmed that there had been an increase of 18 positive cases, bringing the new total to 15,639.

There are currently 1,042 Scots in hospital, while the number of people in intensive care is 24, a decrease of one.

A total of 2,415 people died from Covid-19 across the country.



First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at a press conference

On Sunday, authorities announced that no Coronavirus deaths had been reported overnight for the first time since March.

As of today, people arriving in Scotland from abroad must now isolate themselves for 14 days.

Newcomers who flout the rules face fines while repeat offenders could be prosecuted.

Travellers will be required to complete a passenger location form with details of where they will isolate themselves and how they can be contacted.

The measures are temporary and will be reviewed every three weeks – but will not be lifted until it is safe to do so.

Failure to complete the location form before arrival or refusal to complete it could result in an increase of 60 euros from a fixed penalty notice on a progressive scale of 480 euros.

Violation of self-isolation could result in a fixed penalty notice of 480 euros.

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