Dunfermline Press

Coronavirus: Cases in Fife rise by 573 since Friday


Coronavirus: Cases in Fife now total 48,726

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    THE number of coronavirus cases in Fife has risen by 573 since the last update on Friday.
  • The total number of cases is now 48,726.
  • The number of people with COVID-19 in Fife's hospitals has gone down by 12 to 39 while the number of people in ICU remains below five.
  • In Fife, a total of 296,234 people aged 12 and over have had their first COVID-19 vaccination, 90.7 per cent of the 12 and over population.
  • There have been 268,202 people who have had their second dose, which is 82.1 per cent of the 12 and overs in the region.
  • And 145,462 Fifers have had their third dose or booster, 44.5 per cent of the 12 and over population.
  • Across Scotland, there were 3,894 new positive cases although there were reporting issues over the weekend and today's figures are "higher than expected due to the backlog of tests now being processed".
  • No new deaths have been reported, however most register offices are closed over the weekend.
  • A total of 4,354,064 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, 3,960,681 have received their second dose, and 1,889,285 have received a third dose or booster.
  • 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.