Latest Forth Valley coronavirus figures

The latest figures released by the Scottish Government show that 75 patients in Forth Valley have now tested positive for coronavirus.

26-03-2020. Picture Michael Gillen. Residents in Falkirk come to their windows and balconies to show their thanks to the NHS by applauding and clapping their appreciation for all the hard work. #clapforthenhs

That’s almost double Monday’s total of 40, which climbed to 59 on Tuesday.

The latest figures, released at 2pm yesterday (Thursday) show that a total of 11,487 Scottish tests have concluded.

Of these 10,593  tests were confirmed negative and 894 tests were positive.

In Scotland, so far 25 patients who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) have died.

Greater Glasgow and Clyde health authority remains by far the highest in Scotland with 258 confirmed cases.