The weekly number of positive Covid-19 cases in Inverclyde has fallen for the second week in a row.

According to latest figures published by Public Health Scotland, 115 people in the area tested positive for the virus in the week ending 31 January.

In the seven day period before, there were 136 positive cases recorded within the area.

Three 'areas' all recorded 13 new cases each: Inverkip and Wemyss Bay; Braeside, Branchton, lower Larkfield and Ravenscraig and Port Glasgow Upper West and Central.

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The virus was suppressed in four 'areas' - West Braeside, East Inverkip and Gourock; Gourock Central, Upper East and IRH; Greenock West and Central and Kilmacolm, Quarriers, Greenock Upper East/Central.

The seven day positive test rate per 100,000 population in the area was 147.8.

Greenock Telegraph:

Four deaths were confirmed to be Covid-19 related in the week ending 31 January.