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Coronavirus: Cases in Fife rise by 28


Coronavirus: Cases in Fife total 4,240

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    The number of positive coronavirus cases in Fife has risen by 28 in the last 24 hours
  • However, the Scottish Government say that today's testing information has been affected by a data processing issue.
  • The total number of cases is now 4,240.
  • Scottish Government figures show that 38 people were in hospital across the NHS Fife health board with the virus at midnight last night – two less than yesterday.
  • The number of people in intensive care has dropped to six.
  • Figures also show that across Scotland there were 369 new cases of coronavirus with three new reported deaths among those who previously tested positive for COVID-19.
  • 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.