The number of coronavirus patients to die in UK hospitals has risen by 59.
This includes 54 casualties in England, one in Scotland, three in Wales and one in Northern Ireland.
Those who died in England were aged between 43 and 93, with one person, aged 79, having no known underlying health conditions.
The death figures have been released as Boris Johnson faced fresh pressure to consider a tighter national lockdown in the face of figures suggesting local measures to contain the spread of coronavirus were not working.
Nicola Sturgeon is due to announce new coronavirus restrictions in a statement to the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday afternoon.
Scotland has recorded more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours for the first time.
Health Protection Scotland figures released by the Scottish Government indicate 1,054 new cases recorded overnight.
One death from the virus has been recorded in the same period, taking the total under this measure – patients who died within 28 days of first testing positive – to 2,533.
The new cases represented 13.0% of newly-tested individuals, down from 13.2% on Tuesday.
Of the new cases, 410 are in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 195 in Lanarkshire and 190 in Lothian.
A total of 34,760 people have now tested positive for the virus in Scotland, up from 33,706.
There are 319 people in hospital confirmed to have the virus, up by 57 in 24 hours.
Of these patients, 28 were in intensive care, up by three.
Coronavirus deaths in Scotland doubled to 20 last week, according to the latest figures.
National Records of Scotland (NRS) data shows that between September 28 and October 4, 20 deaths were registered that mentioned Covid-19 on the death certificate – an increase of 10 from the previous week.
The number of people admitted to hospital with Covid-19 on one day has jumped by nearly a quarter in England.
There were 478 people admitted to hospital on Sunday – the largest daily figure since early June – up from 386.