Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled his £30 billion economic mini-budget today, announcing extra support for jobs, young people, green homes and the hospitality industry.
A total of 4,173 deaths have been registered in Scotland where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS).
Britain's economy will not recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2024 even without a second wave, according to research.
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Figures from the National Records of Scotland show those living in the most deprived areas have been disproportionately affected by Covid-19, and are 2.3 times more likely to die than those in the least deprived communities.
From the DC Thomson Media Centre