Coronavirus numbers are continuing to go in the wrong direction for Ayrshire, new data has revealed today.

The amount of Ayrshire towns and villages with suppressed Covid cases has reduced again from last week.

Public Health Scotland figures show 27 of 92 Ayrshire areas have suppressed COVID-19. The number of suppressed zones last week was 29.

South Ayrshire continues to be blighted by positive tests with only four of their 25 areas showing suppressed cases.

The council area also currently has the second-highest case rate (226.4) in Scotland per 100,000 in the past seven days.

East Ayrshire currently sits on 132.0 while North Ayrshire is 107.6.

Ayrshire has recorded 111 positive tests overnight bringing the region's total to 18,612.

Across Scotland 1036 new Covid cases have been detected in the past 24 hours with 246,780 positive tests in total.

No new deaths have been recorded overnight.

East Ayrshire

In East Ayrshire, 7 of the 30 areas are suppressed. Crosshouse, Gatehead and Kilmaurs Rural has the highest case rate in East Ayrshire at the moment (346.2).

Suppressed: Cumnock Rural; Cumnock and Craigens; Doon Valley South; Earlston and Hurlford Rural; Kilmarnock South Central and Caprington; New Farm Loch South; Kilmaurs.

Not suppressed: Crosshouse, Gatehead and Kilmaurs Rural; Newmilns; Grange, Howard and Gargieston; Darvel; Cumnock North; Stewarton West; Stewarton East; New Cumnock; Doon Valley North; Altonhill South, Longpark and Hillhead; Mauchline; Auchinleck; Mauchline Rural; Northern and Irvine Valley Rural; Drongan; Southcraig and Beansburn; Dean and New Farm Loch North; Bellfield and Kirkstyle; Shortlees; Bonnyton and Town Centre; Galston; Piersland; Altonhill North and Onthank.

North Ayrshire

In North Ayrshire, 16 of 37 areas are suppressed. Saltcoats North East has the highest case rate (318.0)

Suppressed: Stevenston North West; Stevenston Hayocks; Springside and Rural; Skelmorlie and Rural; Kilbirnie North; Irvine Girdle Toll and Stanecastle; Irvine Fullarton; Irvine East; Irvine Central; Irvine Castlepark North;- Irvine Broomlands; Irvine Bourtreehill; Dalry West; Beith West; Arran; Ardrossan Central;

Not Supressed: Saltcoats North East; Ardrossan North East; Ardrossan North West; Dalry East and Rural; Saltcoats Central; Irvine Tarryholme; Kilwinning Pennyburn; Irvine Castlepark South; Saltcoats North West; Kilwinning Central and North; Kilbirnie South and Longbar; West Kilbride and Seamill; Largs Central and Cumbrae; Largs South; Largs North; Beith East and Rural; Fairlie and Rural; Stevenston Ardeer; Dreghorn; Irvine Perceton and Lawthorn; Kilwinning West and Blacklands; Kilwinning Whitehirst Park and Woodside.

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South Ayrshire

In South Ayrshire, 4 of 25 areas are suppressed. Holmston and Forehill has the highest case rate in the area (468.2).

Suppressed: Troon; Girvan Glendoune; Girvan Ailsa; Carrick South

Not suppressed: Holmston and Forehill; Ayr North Harbour, Wallacetown and Newton South; Prestwick East; Prestwick Airport and Monkton; Maybole; Carrick North; Barassie; Prestwick West; Maybole; Lochside, Braehead and Whitletts; Annbank, Mossblown and Tarbolton – the coalfields; Belmont; Ayr North Harbour, Wallacetown and Newton South; Muirhead; Muirhead; Heathfield; Newton North; Coylton; Castlehill and Kincaidston; Dundonald, Loans and Symington; Ayr South Harbour and Town Centre; Dalmilling; Alloway and Doonfoot;.

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