An extra 2,988 circumstances of coronavirus have been reported within the UK prior to now 24 hours, authorities information confirmed.
It’s the highest variety of new circumstances since 22 Could and an increase of 1,175 on Saturday’s determine, in response to the UK authorities’s coronavirus dashboard.
Scotland recorded 208 new circumstances on Sunday, its highest day by day enhance for greater than 17 weeks.
Two additional deaths inside 28 days of a constructive take a look at had been recorded within the UK.
Total, 347,152 circumstances have been confirmed with 41,551 deaths recorded.
Commenting on Scotland’s enhance, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon mentioned: “Whereas this displays the substantial opening up of the economic system, it reminds us of the necessity to deploy counter measures.”
She added that the “first line of defence” is to “take better care on face coverings, hygiene and distance”.