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Scotland records highest daily rise in deaths since June

by LLB political Reporter
30th Sep 20 1:35 pm

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the highest daily death toll on Wednesday saying, this is the “highest I have had to report at one of these briefings since June 17.”

She announced that there had been seven deaths in 24 hours which is the highest since mid-June. Scotland also recorded a further 640 new coronavirus cases in the past 24-hours, which represents10.3% of newly-tested individuals.

Sturgeon said, “That figure of seven deaths is the highest I have had to report at one of these briefings since June 17.

“It is therefore a very sharp reminder that Covid is an extremely dangerous virus, as well as a highly infectious one.”

She added, “We, of course, should never think of these deaths as statistics, every single one of them represents the loss of a unique and irreplaceable individual.

“I want to send my deepest condolences to everyone who has lost a loved one, and that particularly includes those who have lost loved ones in the last few days.”

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