Scottish government announces 15 new coronavirus deaths and 1,167 other positive cases

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Fifteen more people died from the coronavirus overnight, the Scottish government said.1,167 people have also tested positive for the virus as cases continue to rise across the country.

Meanwhile, 675 Scots are currently being treated in hospital and 62 in intensive care.

The latest figures were released by the Scottish Government on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Scottish football fans are urged to behave responsibly as they watch the Celtic clash with Rangers.



The number of positive cases continues to increase

Hoops boss Neil Lennon partnered with Steven Gerrard to urge fans to use common sense before, during and after the game.

Rangers manager Gerrard said: “The priority here is the safety of the fans and I urge them to stay home, stay safe and keep the family safe. Do the right thing. ”

And Celtic manager Lennon added: “Enjoy the game at home. Stay with your family, don’t put yourself or anyone else in danger.



Football bosses appealed to fans

Their plea followed a similar message from Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

She said, “Don’t be deeply irresponsible in trying to break the rules.

“I think the vast majority of football fans will behave responsibly. They care about their own health and that of those around them.

“They don’t want people to die needlessly.”

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