A further 761 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Scotland – with 78 in Ayrshire.

New figures – covering the last 24 hours – have been published this afternoon as part of a daily update by the Scottish Government and Public Health Scotland.

No new deaths were recorded overnight, meaning Scotland's death toll from the virus remains at 7,681.

There are currently 128 Covid patients in Scottish hospitals – down four from Friday.

A total of 17 people are receiving treatment for the disease in intensive care nationally which is an increase of four over the same time period.

In terms of Public Health Scotland's rolling seven-day infection rate per 100,000 population, Dundee City has the highest rate in the country — at 294.7 as of Thursday, June 10.

South Ayrshire has the second-highest infection rate at 230.0 while City of Edinburgh is third with 192.6.

Of Ayrshire's remaining two local authorities, East Ayrshire has the highest rate of 134.4 compared to North Ayrshire's 123.2.

Of the 78 new cases of the virus recorded in Ayrshire, 38 were in South Ayrshire, 24 in East Ayrshire and 16 in North Ayrshire.

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

0.0 Orkney Islands / Shetland Islands

3.7 Na h-Eileanan Siar

9.4 Moray

11.4 Highland

26.0 Aberdeenshire

33.6 Falkirk

36.1 Argyll & Bute

39.8 Inverclyde

47.0 Dumfries & Galloway

63.2 Scottish Borders

64.5 Fife

64.7 Stirling

68.2 Aberdeen City

95.8 South Lanarkshire

107.8 North Lanarkshire

117.4 West Lothian

123.2 North Ayrshire

128.4 Renfrewshire

134.4 East Ayrshire

134.5 East Lothian

139.0 East Dunbartonshire

141.7 West Dunbartonshire

145.5 East Renfrewshire

152.3 Angus

156.0 Perth & Kinross

156.5 Glasgow City

186.0 Midlothian

186.3 Clackmannanshire

192.6 City of Edinburgh

230.0 South Ayrshire

294.7 Dundee City

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There are 19 Covid patients in Ayrshire hospitals – no change from Friday.

Fewer than five people are battling the disease in intensive care in the region.

Latest figures also show 3,517,668 people have received the first dose of a Covid vaccine and 2,446,834 have received their second dose.

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