Number of Legionnaires' cases up to 74

There are now 74 confirmed and suspected cases of Legionnaires' disease amid an outbreak in the Scottish capital.

Scottish Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon has said the increase of 13 in the total number of confirmed and suspected cases had been expected.

Twenty-eight people have now been confirmed as having Legionnaires' disease and another 46 are suspected of having it.

So far one man has died, named locally as 56-year-old Robert Air, from Seafield in Edinburgh.

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Suspected Legionnaires' death

A third person suspected of having Legionnaires disease has died. The Scottish Government said the man in his 60s, from south west Edinburgh, had been unwell for a while. His condition was linked to the original outbreak.