Ayrshire coronavirus cases have shot up by 46 in one day.

There are now 154 people in Ayrshire and Arran confirmed with COVID-19.

The government does not reveal the specific location of the cases due to patient confidentiality.

Scotland's chief medical officer has warned that over 100,000 people in Scotland may have coronavirus.

Dr Catherine Calderwood updated the estimates at the Scottish Government's daily press briefing this afternoon.

A further six people have died across the country having tested positive in the last 24 hours.

A total of 1,563 patients in Scotland have tested positive for coronavirus.

Across the UK, 1,408 people have died having contracted the virus and 22,141 tests have been positive.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed that although only around 800 individuals were tested yesterday (Sunday, March 29), work is being done to expand the capacity of the nation's lab network to enable more testing.

She issued a thank you to members of the public who have been following governmen guidance.

She said: "Helping the national health service is a job for each and very one of us."

Ayrshire police officers now have enhanced powers to ensure the public comply with legislation designed to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Across the country, 25 fixed penalty notices were issued over the weekend.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "We will engage, explain, encourage, and enforce if necessary."

Emergency legislation will be published tomorrow, and will be considered by parliament on Wednesday.

Along with other measures, the legislation will prevent anyone from being evicted during this emergency crisis period.

Health Secretary Jeane Freeman, MSP for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, explained the government's decision to establish atemporary hospital at the SECC (exhibition centre) in Glasgow.

The facility will be run by the NHS and have a capacity of up to 1,000 beds.