Cases of Legionnaires' disease up by two

The number of cases of Legionnaires' disease recorded in Edinburgh has risen to 95 - an increase of two since Thursday's most recent update. There are 48 confirmed cases and 47 suspected cases.

Legionnaires' disease is contracted by breathing in small droplets of contaminated water. Credit: ITV News

Two people have died since the first case was identified at the end of May and the authorities are continuing their investigations into the possible source of the outbreak.

The disease is contracted by breathing in small droplets of contaminated water.

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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.