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Coronavirus: Covid-19 cases in Fife have risen by 236 since Thursday

  • THE number of coronavirus cases in Fife has risen by 236 since Thursday.
  • The new total is now 128,155.
  • The figures, which are now published every Monday and Thursday, reveal the seven day average for cases in Fife per day is now 72.
  • The number of people in hospital is 53 while the number of people in ICU remains below five.
  • According to Public Health Scotland, a total of 293,391 people in Fife aged 12 and over have had their first COVID-19 vaccination, 89.8 per cent of the 12 and over population.
  • There have been 278,888 people who have had their second dose, which is 85.4 per cent of the 12 and overs in the region.
  • And 237,880 Fifers have had their third dose or booster, 72.8 per cent of the 12 and over population.
  • A total of 29,518 people eligible in Fife have had a fourth vaccine dose, that is 85.3 per cent of the 75 and over population.
  • Across Scotland, the latest seven-day average number of cases was 1,023 and the number of deaths reported over the last week was 77.
  • The latest 7 day period by reported date is May 9 to May 15.
  • A total of 4,397,464 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, 4,113,610 have received their second dose, 3,488,122 received a third dose or booster and 464,324 have received a fourth 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.

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