Covid Scotland: Places with most coronavirus cases this week

The latest weekly coronavirus figures have been released, highlighting hotspots of Covid-19 per 100,000 of the population and the risk in each neighbourhood.

Scotland had 5,686 positive cases between February 10 and February 16, which was 104.1 cases per 100,000 population and a test positivity rate of 5.4%.

These numbers are lower than last week, in which Scotland reported 5,811 positive cases, 106.4 cases per 100,000 population and a test positivity rate of 5.6%.

READ MORE: Last week’s figures

For the second week in a row, Kilmarnock South Central and Caprington in East Ayrshire had the most Covid cases in Scotland, with 164 people testing positive from a population of 2,802.

The council area with the most cases of Covid-19 is Glasgow City with 816 positive cases, which works out at 128.9 per 100,000 people.

However, the area with the most Covid cases per 100,00 population was East Ayrshire with 278.7.

Only the Shetland Islands in Scotland had zero cases of Covid-19 over this seven day period.

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