Covid in Scotland: Number of new cases highest since Februaryon June 4, 2021 at 12:06 pm

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A total of 992 people tested positive for the virus on Thursday, the highest daily figure since 17 February.

But she warned that the link had not yet been broken completely, with hospital cases rising to more than 100 in the past week and a small “upward tick” in the number of patients in intensive care in recent days – although the figure remains very low, with only eight people currently being treated in ICU units across the country.

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