ANOTHER two people have died in Scotland after contracting Covid-19, according to the latest daily figures.

A further 5593 new cases of coronavirus were reported by the Scottish Government on February 6.

The two new deaths take the number of people who have died within 28 days of a positive Covid test to 10,433. However, register offices are generally closed at weekends.

There were 958 people in hospital on Saturday with recently confirmed Covid-19, down 32 from the day before.

Of those patients, 24 were in intensive care, down one.

In terms of Scotland's vaccination effort, 4,421,427 people have received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccination and 4,135,751 have received their second dose.

A total of 3,317,694 have received a third dose or booster.