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Coronavirus: Cases in Fife rise by 209 in last 24 hours

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Coronavirus: Cases in Fife now total 33,716

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    The number of coronavirus cases in Fife increased by 209 in the last 24 hours.
  • The total number of cases is now 33,716.
  • The number of people with COVID-19 in Fife's hospitals increased by five, taking the overall figure to 63.
  • Less than five people are now in ICU.
  • In Fife, a total of 282,030 people aged 16 and over have had their first COVID-19 vaccination, 91 per cent of the population.
  • There have been 260,001 people who have had their second dose, which is 83.9 per cent of over-16s in the region.
  • Across Scotland there were 2,370 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the past 24 hours, with 16 newly recorded deaths of those who had tested positive for coronavirus.
  • In Scotland, 4,184,574 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and 3,832,498 have received their second dose
  • Common symptoms of COVID-19 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.