A current priority for Public Health Scotland is to support the management of the COVID-19 pandemic in Scotland with relevant and timely guidance and information.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) daily update of new reported cases (including historic cases) and deaths in Scotland

This dashboard is updated each day with the latest available figures on Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland.

This includes information about positive cases reported to Public Health Scotland by NHS Scotland and UK Government Regional Testing laboratories, the number of tests carried out, deaths of people with a positive test, and admissions to hospital and Intensive Care Units.

View the daily coronavirus (COVID-19) data

You can view the coronavirus (COVID-19) open data on the Scottish Health and Social Care Open Data portal.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) wider impacts to the health care system

This provides a high level overview of how the COVID-19 response is impacting more widely on health and health inequalities. The initial version focuses on hospital admissions, unscheduled care and volume of calls to NHS24. You can view the data presented by age, sex, deprivation quintile, specialty, elective versus emergency and by geographical location. Further data will be added as it becomes available and the dashboard will be updated weekly, aligned to the release of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) weekly report for Scotland.

View the coronavirus (COVID-19) wider impact dashboard

Coronavirus (COVID-19) weekly report for Scotland

The coronavirus (COVID-19) weekly report provides information about the spread of the disease and the activity in NHS Scotland to tackle it. 

View the COVID-19 Statistical Report

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Scottish Intensive Care Society Audit Group Report

This report describes the admission frequency, demographics, activity and outcomes for patients with COVID-19 disease admitted to Scottish intensive care units.

View the Scottish Intensive Care Society Audit Group report

COVID-19 Shielding Impact and Experience Survey (Scotland)

Public Health Scotland was invited by the Scottish Government to evaluate the COVID-19 shielding programme. As part of the evaluation, we ran an online survey of individuals who had been advised to follow shielding guidance by the Scottish Chief Medical Officer.

View the COVID-19 Shielding Impact and Experience Survey (Scotland) report

Guidance for professionals and public

Health Protection Scotland (HPS) continues to update its guidance for health protection teams and healthcare practitioners as the situation evolves, as well as providing guidance for non-healthcare settings including schools, places of detention, and separate guidance for social care settings.

Always check the guidance to ensure that any guidance you are using is the latest version.

View coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance on the Health Protection Scotland website

Last updated: 30 September 2020
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