Largs has recorded no new cases of covid-19 for the second week running, with numbers across North Ayrshire dropping in the last seven days.

From March 28 to April 3, all areas of Largs recorded between zero and two cases of the virus, with the true number suppressed to protect patient confidentiality.

Outside Largs, Fairlie, West Kilbride, Seamill and the surrounding rural area also recorded no new cases in the last seven days.

Skelmorlie and its surrounding rural area confirmed three cases of covid-19, after recording none in the previous week.

Across North Ayrshire, 58 cases of the virus were recorded between March 28 and April 3, a test positivity rate of 2.1 per cent.

This is a dramatic drop from the previous week when 115 cases were confirmed, with a test positivity rate of 3.4 per cent.

Across North Ayrshire, current hotspots for the virus include Kilbirnie North and Stevenson Hayocks, which recorded 15 and 8 cases respectively in the last week.

Across all local authorities in Scotland, North Ayrshire currently sits 13th overall for its case rate, after having the 10th highest the week before.

Clackmannanshire currently has the highest covid-19 case rate of any local authority in Scotland.