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Scotland reflects on a year of tears on the anniversary of the country's first Covid death

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coronavirus death in Scotland was revealed and 12 months later it has claimed more than 9,000 lives.On March 13 2020 the then Chief Medical Officer Catherine Calderwood announced the first death, an older person with an underlying health condition in the Lothian Health Board area.This death was quickly followed by another the following day.

Great-gran Eileen Honeyman, 74, became the second to die and the first to lose her life in Glasgow.Did you know you can keep up to date with the latest news by signing up to our daily newsletter?We send a morning and lunchtime newsletter covering the latest headlines every day.We also send coronavirus updates at 5pm on weekdays, and a round up of the week's must-read stories on Sunday afternoons.Signing.

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