East Renfrewshire has avoided further loss of life in the latest weekly figures listing Covid-19 fatalities across Scotland.

The data, released by National Records of Scotland (NRS) and covering the week ending November 20, shows the total number of deaths in the area since the pandemic began two-and-a-half years ago remains at 313.

It is the second consecutive week that East Renfrewshire's coronavirus death toll has remained stable.

Across Scotland as a whole, 18 of the 32 council areas had at least one fatality involving coronavirus last week as the death toll rose by 40, pushing the overall total up to 16,092.

Worst hit was Glasgow, which had five deaths, followed by Edinburgh, Fife, Highland and South Lanarkshire, each of which had four.

The figures released by NRS cover all fatalities where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.