The Scottish Government announced the first case of Covid 19 on March 1, 2020, in a Tayside resident who had travelled from Italy.
One year on, the country is once again in lockdown and 9347 people have died.
The first death of a Covid 19 patient in Scotland was announced on March 13 as cases hit 85.
By March 22, three weeks after the first confirmed case, 10 people had died and there were 416 confirmed cases.
All restaurants, cafes, pubs and cinemas had been asked to close and people told to practise social distancing.
Schools closed to most pupils on March 20 and would remain shut until after the summer holidays finished in August.
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