Ayrshire is home to Scotland's new coronavirus capital.

Two neighbourhoods in the region are currently the worst hit for new cases in the country based on positive tests over the past seven days per 100,000 population.

Kilmarnock South Central and Caprington in East Ayrshire has the highest rate in Scotland with 2,605.3 cases per 100,000 after recording 73 cases in the zone that has a population of 2,802.

Second in Scotland is Heathfield in South Ayrshire, which has an infection rate of 1,450.6 after the zone reported 64 cases in the area that has a population of 4,412.

Kilwinning Pennyburn in North Ayrshire also makes the final place in the top 10 worst-hit locations in Scotland with a case rate of 1082.9 after recording 32 positive tests in a population area of 2,955.

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NHS Ayrshire and Arran has recorded 232 new cases in the past 24 hours and the case rate for the health board remains the worst in Scotland at 564.4. Ayrshire has recorded 38,988 positive tests since the pandemic began. And 2,077 of those have been in the past seven days.

East Ayrshire has the highest infection rate in the region (619.2) with South Ayrshire on 588.6 and North Ayrshire with 492.4.

Nationally, two more Covid deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours.

The country also reported 2,556 new cases overnight.

Hospital and ICU patient numbers are not updated over the weekend.

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