ONE area in Dunfermline recorded 14 coronavirus cases in the past week.

The weekly figures from Public Health Scotland reveal hotspots in the area for the period from March 7 and March 13.

There were 249 positive cases of COVID-19 during these seven days across the Kingdom.

The highest number was recorded in Dunfermline Abbeyview North, which saw 14 positive cases.

Kincardine recorded 7 cases during this time, meaning both areas fell into the category of rates between 200 to 399 cases per 100,000 population - the second highest category.

In the category below, with rates of 100 to 199 cases, the following neighbourhoods were included: Dunfermline Touch and Woodmill (5 cases), Dunfermline Milesmark and Wellwood (6), Dunfermline Masterton (5), Kelty East (5), Saline and Gowkhall (4), Hill of Beath and Kingseat (4), Rosyth Central (4), Dunfermline Baldridgeburn (4), Dunfermline Abbeyview South (3) and Rosyth North (3).

In the category below, with rates of 50 to 99 cases, the following neighbourhoods were listed: Valleyfield Culross and Torryburn (3), Dunfermline Pitcorthie East (3), Dunfermline Bellyeoman and Townhill (4) and Crossford Charlestown and Limekilns (3).

There were 19 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: Rosyth South, Rosyth East, Oakley Comrie and Blairhall, North Queensferry and Inverkeithing, Kelty West, Inverkeithing East, Dunfermline Pitcorthie East, Dunfermline Headwell, Dunfermline Garvock Hill, Dunfermline Duloch South, Dunfermline Duloch North and Lynebank, Dunfermline Central, Dunfermline Brucefield, Dalgety Bay West and Hillend, Dalgety Bay East, Dalgety Bay Central, Cairneyhill and Crombie and Aberdour and Auchtertool.