The Scottish Government also announced that 800 new cases of Covid-19 were reported overnight, taking the total figure to 106,170.
The death total has sadly now risen to 4,111 since the beginning of the pandemic in March.
1,015 people are in hospital being treated for the deadly virus while 47 people remain in intensive care.
It comes after we revealed the SNP Government earmarked £6million of taxpayers’ money to laundry services and security guards for the NHS Louisa Jordan field hospital.
The eye-watering sum includes a £2.4million contract for an England-based firm to provide clean bedding for the temporary facility, which has yet to treat a single Covid-19 patient.
A Sunday Mail investigation has revealed a breakdown of the astronomical bill for the makeshift site at Glasgow’s SEC campus – which includes a £3.5million deal with security giant G4S.