Another 237 people have tested positive for Covid in Scotland as the nation gears up for the end of travel restrictions tomorrow.

The figures have been published this afternoon by the Scottish Government as part of its national COVID-19 daily briefing.

According to Public Health Scotland's rolling seven-day infection rate per 100,000 population, Clackmannanshire continues to have the highest infection rate in the country – at 81.5 as of Wednesday, April 14.

The second-highest is North Lanarkshire which has a rate of 62.1 while Glasgow City (59.1) has the third-highest rate. The rate for Scotland is 34.3 and the full list of all councils is just below...

Locally, South Ayrshire stood at 10.7 and in North Ayrshire it was 20.0. East Ayrshire's figure was 29.5.

From tomorrow, people can make a non-essential journey outside their local authority region and meet up outdoors with six people from six different households; Under-12s do not count towards any gathering.

7-day infection rate per 100,000 population for each council area...

0.0 Orkney Islands / Na h-Eileanan Siar

2.6 Scottish Borders

4.0 Dumfries & Galloway

7.0 Argyll & Bute

8.7 Midlothian

9.5 Angus

10.7 South Ayrshire

12.3 Highland

13.1 Shetland Islands

14.0 East Lothian

16.8 Aberdeenshire

17.8 Perth & Kinross

18.0 Inverclyde

19.2 City of Edinburgh

20.0 North Ayrshire

23.9 East Dunbartonshire

24.7 West Dunbartonshire

29.5 East Ayrshire

31.5 Aberdeen City

39.3 Stirling

41.2 South Lanarkshire

41.9 East Renfrewshire

42.2 Dundee City

46.0 Falkirk

49.7 West Lothian

49.8 Fife

51.1 Moray

58.6 Renfrewshire

59.1 Glasgow City

62.1 North Lanarkshire

81.5 Clackmannanshire

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Tragically, one more death has been recorded in the last 24 hours, although not from the NHS Ayrshire & Arran region, which means 7,637 people have passed away since March 2020.

However, data from the National Records of Scotland (NRS) shows 10,031 deaths had been registered up to Sunday, April 11 where the disease was mentioned on the death certificate.

Across the UK, the figure is 127,161 as of last night.

The number of positive coronavirus cases recorded by NHS Ayrshire & Arran is up five to 16,729.

Of the new cases, three were from East Ayrshire and two were attributed to North Ayrshire.

There were zero new cases recorded in South Ayrshire as well as Argyll & Bute, Dumfries & Galloway, Na h-Eileanan Siar, Stirling, Orkney and Shetland.

There are fewer than five people within the NHS Ayrshire & Arran health board region in intensive care with confirmed COVID-19 which is the same figure as yesterday.

In addition, the number of people in hospital with confirmed coronavirus at midnight was 12 which is the same number as yesterday. Nationally, there are 115 Covid patients being treated in hospital which is down four from yesterday.

A total of 222,897 positive tests have been recorded since the end of February from 1.872 million tests carried out.

Across Scotland, as of 8.30am this morning, a total of 2,708,691 people had received the first dose of their Covid vaccine with 661,975 having received their second dose.

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