The coronavirus figures for Ayrshire have been updated having been delayed since Sunday.

There is now a total of 416 people who have tested positive for coronavirus in the region, an increase of 26 since the last update.

In NHS Ayrshire and Arran hospitals, 112 patients are being treated with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 and 13 are in intensive care.

147 NHS Ayrshire and Arran staff have tested positive and two people have been confirmed to have contracted the virus on Arran.

More detailed numbers of Ayrshire and Arran will be released tomorrow by the National Records of Scotland.

At today's Scottish Government coronavirus briefing, both Jeane Freeman, MSP for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, and the First Minister responded to reports that personal protective equipment destined for Scottish care workers was being diverted to England.

Nicola Sturgeon said: "I am not interested in stirring up an issue that is not a real issue.

"I am not interested in petty arguments at this stage...the Scottish Government will not be treated unfairly when it comes to the fair distribution of supplies."

Ms Freeman said the UK health minister Matt Hancock cancelled the planned phone call with the her this afternoon.

She said she has written to him to say he does not have her agreement to divert PPE destined for usage in Scotland to England.

The First Minister added: "We have not given authorization to that centralization of PPE.

"We are looking into these issues urgently and thoroughly.

"We don’t yet have any evidence that this is something being directed by NHS England."

Across Scotland, 6,358 patients have tested positive fro coronavirus, an increaser of 291.

A total of 1,798 people are in hospital, up 1, and 196 people in are in ICU, down 15.

Ms Sturgeon cautioned against reading too much into this decrease, citing a further 40 deaths bringing the total to 615.