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Coronavirus: A total of 119 people in Fife hospitals with COVID-19


Coronavirus: Cases in Fife rise to 8,498

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    The number of positive coronavirus cases in Fife has increased by 62 in the last 24 hours.
  • The new total is now 8,498.
  • There are still 119 people with Covid-19 in hospital in Fife – a decrease of four since yesterday. The number of people in intensive care has stayed the same at six patients.
  • Across Scotland, a total of 1,480 new cases have been reported.
  • There have been 71 reported new deaths of people who tested positive for the virus.
  • A total of 358,454 people have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination and 4,689 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.