There are now 90 confirmed coronavirus cases across Ayrshire, a rise of 15 overnight.

Seven more deaths were confirmed in Scotland overnight bringing the total number up to 40, with more than 1,000 coronavirus-linked fatal tragedies throughout the UK.

Positive cases in Scotland increased to 1,245 from 1,059 in 24 hours.

The specific location of patients is not revealed due to reasons of confidentiality.

Chief Medical Officer Catherine Calderwood said the official estimate is there could be 65,000 people in Scotland who are infected.

She said: "The virus is out there you do not know who has got it, so stay away from as many people as possible."

In the UK, the number of people who have died after contracting coronavirus passed 1,000 as it was revealed another Cabinet minister has been forced to self-isolate.

The jump in Covid-19-related deaths in the UK from 759 to 1,019 is an increase of 260 – by far the biggest day-on-day rise in the number of deaths since the outbreak began.

More than 120,000 coronavirus tests have taken place, with more than 17,000 positive results.

The latest figures come after Scottish Secretary Alister Jack revealed he had developed mild symptoms of coronavirus and was self-isolating.

In other developments this weekend: 

– Police urged motorcyclists to stay out of the countryside and told them they cannot claim it is part of their permitted daily exercise under lockdown rules.

- Dogs from households which are self-isolating should be kept on the lead in public, according to new guidelines from the Scottish Government. It is urging all animal owners to plan how they would care for them if they had to self-isolate.

- Police now have powers to enforce the coronavirus rules on staying at home and closing non-essential businesses.

-NHS Ayrshire & Arran has opened an assessment centre for patients displaying worsening COVID-19 symptoms, based within Lister Centre, University Hospital Crosshouse operating 24 hours a day. It will operate on an appointment basis only.Patients should not attend without an appointment. If you, or someone you know, develop breathlessness or symptoms worsen during home isolation or symptoms don’t improve after seven days, then you should continue to contact NHS 24 (111).