Coronavirus in Scotland: An in-depth look at what the first minister and chief medical officer said in their update
by Tom Peterkin and Calum Ross
March 2 2020, 7.30pmUpdated: March 3 2020, 9.55am
Up to 250,000 Scots could be hospitalised by the coronavirus in a worst-case scenario, the country’s most senior doctor has warned.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Catherine Calderwood said between 50% and 80% of the population may become infected by the virus with a “peak” expected in two or three months time.
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