66 further coronavirus cases in East Dunbartonshire

The number of coronavirus cases in East Dunbartonshire increased by 66 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.

The number of coronavirus cases in East Dunbartonshire increased by 66 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

A total of 15,511 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in East Dunbartonshire when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on November 9 (Tuesday), up from 15,445 on Monday.

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The rate of infection in East Dunbartonshire now stands at 14,263 cases per 100,000 people, far higher than the Scotland average of 12,201.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 32,785 over the period, to 9,366,676.

However, there were no new coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in East Dunbartonshire.

The dashboard shows 220 people had died in the area by November 9 (Tuesday) – which was unchanged from Monday.

It means there have been no deaths in the past week, which is the same as the previous week.

They were among 9,313 deaths recorded across Scotland.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in East Dunbartonshire.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death, so some areas might see their figures revised down.

Because of technical issues, vaccination data has not been provided today for local authorities in Scotland.