WEST Dunbartonshire has jumped to the top of Scotland's Covid-19 infection table, according to new figures.

The latest rate of cases per 100,000 people has West Dunbartonshire second only to East Ayrshire - and the rate in that area has been significantly affected by an outbreak at Kilmarnock prison, where more than 300 inmates and staff have tested positive.

There were 202 positive cases in West Dunbartonshire the seven days up to February 13 - a rate of 227.1 cases per 100,000 people.

East Ayrshire had 370 cases and a rate of 303.3 per 100,000.

Next door to West Dunbartonshire, Glasgow had a rate of 131.9 cases per 100,000 people.

The West Dunbartonshire rate is more than double that for Scotland as a whole, where there were 100.5 infections per 100,000 people in the seven days to February 13 - the most recent date for which figures are available.

And the infection rate in West Dunbartonshire is also significantly higher than it was a week ago - the rate per 100,000 people for the week to Saturday, February 6 was 167.5.

Scotland's average overall is 100.5 infections per 100,000 as a fifth of the population has had their first vaccine dose and fatalities have slowed - a decline from a rate of 117.3 in the week to February 6.