127 further coronavirus cases and two more deaths recorded in Glasgow

The number of coronavirus cases in Glasgow increased by 127 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and two more deaths were recorded.

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 Glasgow increased by 127 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and two more deaths were recorded.

A total of 98,709 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Glasgow when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on November 9 (Tuesday), up from 98,582 on Monday.

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The rate of infection in Glasgow now stands at 15,529 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.

There were also two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Glasgow.

The dashboard shows 1,402 people had died in the area by November 9 (Tuesday) – up from 1,400 on Monday.

It means there have been 1,402 deaths in the past week, which is an increase on none 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 Glasgow.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

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