THE number of coronavirus cases in Dunfermline and West Fife has fallen again.

The weekly statistics from Public Health Scotland show the hotspots in the area between February 21 and 27.

According to the figures, there were 219 positive cases across Fife compared to 264 the previous week.

The West Fife neighbourhood which recorded the highest number of cases this week was Dunfermline Headwell with six cases of COVID-19.

The area fell in the category of rates between 100 and 199 cases per 100,000 population. Others in the same category were Dunfermline Touch and Woodmill (5 cases), Kincardine (5 cases), Dunfermline Abbeyview South (4 cases), Dunfermline Masterton (4 cases), Hill of Beath and Kingseat (4 cases), Dalgety Bay Central (5 cases), Dunfermline Brucefield (5 cases), Dunfermline Abbeyview North (4 cases), and Rosyth North (3 cases).

Included in the 50 to 99 cases per 100,000 population were Crossgates and Halbeath (3 cases), Valleyfield, Culross and Torryburn (3 cases), Rosyth South (3 cases) and Crossford, Charlestown and Limekilns (3 cases).

All other areas had suppressed numbers, which is under three cases.

They were Saline and Gowkhall, Rosyth East, Rosyth Central, Oakley, Comrie and Blairhall, North Queensferry and Inverkeithing West, Kelty West, Kelty East, Invekeithing East, Dunfermline Pitcorthie West, Dunfermline Pitcorthie East, Dunfermline Milesmark and Wellwood, Dunfermline Garvock Hill, Dunfermline Duloch South, Dunfermline Duloch North and Lynebank, Dunfermline Central, Dunfermline Brucefield, Dunfermline Bellyeoman and Townhill, Dunfermline Baldridgeburn, Dalgety Bay West and Hillend, Dalgety Bay East, Cairneyhill and Crombie and Aberdour and Auchtertool.