Scotland's health secretary has received assurances that PPE suppliers were not asked to prioritise England over Scotland.
Jeane Freeman, along with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, had expressed concern that care home workers north of the border could be losing out.
Ms Freeman later said she was grateful for the assurances given by the UK's health secretary. But she also asked that any misunderstanding by firms be resolved.
The row developed as it was revealed another 40 people with Covid-19 had died in Scotland and the number of confirmed cases had risen by 291, to stand at 6,358.
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