Cases of a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease have risen again, the Scottish Government's Health Secretary has confirmed.
There are now 80 confirmed and suspected cases of Legionnaires' disease from the outbreak in the south-west of Edinburgh.
This is an increase of eight in the total number of confirmed cases and a decrease of two suspected cases.
The Scottish Health Secretary says there are 24 confirmed and 37 suspected cases of Legionnaires' disease. She expects this figure to rise.
Legionnaires' is a disease that strikes fear in people and its history shows it can be deadly.
The Scottish Health Secretary will today update MSPs on efforts to deal with a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Edinburgh.