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Coronavirus: Fife cases increase by 56 in last 24 hours

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Coronavirus: Cases in Fife now total 18,821

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    The number of coronavirus cases in Fife has risen by 56 in the last 24 hours.
  • The new total number of cases in 18,821.
  • The number of people in Fife's hospitals has decreased by one to 38 while the number of people in ICU stayed below five.
  • Across the NHS Fife area, a total of 270,208 people aged 18 and over have had their first vaccination dose, 89.4 per cent of the population.
  • There are 212,788 people in Fife who have had their second dose which is 70.4 per cent of the population.
  • Across Scotland, a total of 1,044 new cases of COVID-19 were reported and there were seven recorded deaths of people who tested positive for COVID-19.
  • There are 4,000,658 people who have received the first dose of the Covid vaccination and 3,108,928 have received their second dose.
  • Common symptoms of coronavirus include:
  • High temperature or fever.
  • Cough.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Loss of taste or smell.
  • A free helpline has been set up for people who do not have symptoms but are looking for general advice: 0800 028 2816.