ONE neighbourhood in Dunfermline recorded 31 coronavirus cases in the last seven days.

The most recent figures published by Public Health Scotland revealed the COVID-19 hotspots in the area between October 3 and 9.

During this time, there were 1,502 cases recorded – 148 more than the previous week – which resulted in a seven day positive rate of 401.5 cases per 100,000 population.

The neighbourhood with the highest number of cases in the Dunfermline and West Fife area was Dunfermline Duloch North and Lynebank, where 31 were recorded. This placed it within the 400-plus cases per 100,000 population.

Other locations, also in the same category were: Dunfermline Duloch South (29), Kincardine (28), Hill of Beath and Kingseat (26), Dunfermline Pitcorthie East (25), Dunfermline Masterton (22), Inverkeithing East (21), Cairneyhill and Crombie (19), Valleyfield, Culross and Torryburn (19), Rosyth Central (19), Dunfermline Abbeyview North (19), Dunfermline Milesmark and Wellwood (18), Dunfermline Pitcorthie West (17), Dunfermline Central (17), Dunfermline Brucefield (17), Rosyth North (16), North Queensferry and Inverkeithing West (15), Dunfermline Baldridgeburn (15), Kelty West (14) and Dunfermline Abbeyview South (13).

In the category below, locations with 200-399 cases per 100,000 included: Dunfermline Bellyeoman and Townhill (16), Oakley, Comrie and Blairhall (15), Crossgates and Halbeath (12), Dalgety Bay Central (11), Saline and Gowkhall (10), Aberdour and Auchtertool (10), Rosyth South (10), Dalgety Bay West and Hillend (8), Dunfermline Touch and Woodmill (7) and Dunfermline Garvock Hill (7).

There were four neighbourhoods in the 100-199 cases per 100,000 population. They were Dunfermline Headwell (9), Crossford Charlestown and Limekilns (8), Dalgety Bay East (5) and Kelty East (4).

Rosyth East's number of cases (3) placed it within the 50-99 cases per 100,000 population category, the lowest of any area in West Fife.