ONE neighbourhood in West Fife recorded the second highest positive coronavirus rate in the past seven days.

The weekly statistics from Public Health Scotland reveal hotspots in the area for the period from January 31 and February 6.

A total of 239 cases were recorded during the seven-day period.

As many as 12 cases were reported in the Oakley, Comrie and Blairhall area, meaning the neighbourhood fell within the category of rates between 200 to 399 cases per 100,000 population.

In the category below, with rates of 100 to 199 cases, the following neighbourhoods were included: Aberdour and Auchtertool (six cases), Dunfermline Baldridgeburn (6), Hill of Beath and Kingseat (5), Saline and Gowkhall (5), Dunfermline Garvock Hill (4), Kincardine (4) and Inverkeithing East (3).

There were zero areas in Dunfermline and West Fife in the 50 to 99 cases category or the 1 to 49 cases category.

There were 27 neighbourhoods in Dunfermline and West Fife within the suppressed grouping.

Where a local area has fewer than three positive cases, the actual number of cases and population rate has been suppressed to help protect patient confidentiality and to reduce instances where very small numbers of cases drive high rates.

The following neighbourhoods all had their data suppressed: Valleyfield, Culross and Torryburn, Rosyth South, Rosyth North, Rosyth East, Rosyth Central, North Queensferry and Inverkeithing West, Kelty East, Kelty West, Dunfermline Touch and Woodmill, Dunfermline Pitcorthie West, Dunfermline Pitcorthie East, Dunfermline Milesmark and Wellwood, Dunfermline Masterton, Dunfermline Headwell, Dunfermline Duloch South, Dunfermline Duloch North and Lynebank, Dunfermline Central, Dunfermline Brucefield, Dunfermline Bellyeoman and Townhill, Dunfermline Abbeyview South, Dunfermline Abbeyview North, Dalgety Bay West and Hillend, Dalgety Bay East, Dalgety Bay Central, Crossgates and Halbeath, Crossford, Charlestown and Limekilns, Cairneyhill and Crombie.