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Coronavirus: Confirmed cases increase to 2,005


Coronavirus: Fife total increases by 66

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    The number of positive coronavirus cases in Fife has increased by 66 in the last 24 hours.
  • The total number of cases is now 2,005.
  • Scottish Government figures show that 20 people were in hospital with the virus at midnight last night – two less than the figures reported yesterday.
  • The number of people in intensive care remains less than five and has done since June 2.
  • Figures also show that across Scotland, 1,712 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported; this is 19.8 per cent of newly tested individuals.
  • There have been 17 new deaths of people across the country.
  • 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.